Day 277 – Eccles Cakes

We love a cake or bake in the UK. It's one reason why The Great British Bake Off and afternoon teas are so popular. We have such a rich variety of baked goods to choose from, it goes far beyond scones and Victoria sponges. I touched upon this when I made Chelsea buns, but different… Continue reading Day 277 – Eccles Cakes

Day 208 – Cheese twists

After yesterday's 27km walk I needed something low effort and easy to do today. As usual, that came down to whipping something up in the kitchen. Thanks to the puff pastry class on my Puff the Bakery pastry course the other week, I had a couple of puff pastry sheets in the freezer. In an… Continue reading Day 208 – Cheese twists

Day 200 – Palmiers

Following on from my puff pastry adventures the other day, I was excited to create something more. I made sure I had a decent amount of pastry left, and even managed to freeze a few sheets for another day – what a great feeling! Today though, it was all about palmiers, something I've wanted to… Continue reading Day 200 – Palmiers

Day 198 – Galette des Rois

After a bit of a break, I'm back to my Puff the Bakery pastry course, and this week it's the big one: puff pastry. I was always aware it was meant to really difficult to make at home: I remember watching bakers struggle on The Great British Bake Off year after year, and for that… Continue reading Day 198 – Galette des Rois