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Bagels | Bake 50 Breads #6

I remember watching Great British Bake Off and seeing them cook bagels – I made a mental note and added … Read More

homemade baguettes

Baguettes | Bake 50 Breads #5

I like baguettes. I like the chewiness and crustiness of them. However, shop bought ones are often disappointing and barely … Read More


Farm-Fresh Recipes from the Missing Goat Farm – Book Review

Farm Fresh Recipes from the Missing Goat Farm is written by Heather Cameron. I was recently sent a copy by … Read More

cornbread loaf sliced

Cornbread | Bake 50 Breads #4

This recipe comes from chef Stephen Jackson who owns the T & Cake Cafe in Almondbury. We visited just over … Read More


Lasagne Bolognese from The Silver Spoon cookbook

This was possibly my most ambitious challenge so far. I watched the Mary Berry Story on BBC last week and … Read More

thomasina miers - butternut squash and chorizo tortilla

Chorizo and Butternut Squash Tacos from Mexican Food Made Simple

I’ve eaten in Wahaca a couple of times and loved it both times. I really enjoyed the variety of food, … Read More

poached egg runny yolk

Perfect poached egg

It took me a long time to be able to cook poached eggs properly, now I have them most days … Read More

white loaves

Basic White Bread | Bake 50 Breads #2

I regularly make white bread, so it’s fitting that this appears quite early on in the challenge. I tend to … Read More

cooling garibaldi biscuits

James Martin’s Homemade Garibaldi

I had a bit of a last minute ‘what shall we have for afters’ when I invited my mum over … Read More

bertinet flamiche cooked

Flamiche from Crust by Richard Bertinet

I’d flicked through the Dough book when I was on the bread making course the other week and promptly put … Read More