“They’re not going to look like real unicorns!” As we all mourn the loss of Liam’s departure (for me and many others, GBBO finished last week…), the final four bakers returned for Patisserie Week! The four best bakers in the UK and one of them is Stacey, the breaker of oven doors and serial flapper. … Continue reading Patisserie Week – #GBBO
“If you drink enough rum you probably do end up knickerless” I think I should re-name this blog to Liam-gate. This episode (watched late so apologies for the delayed post) should have come with a ‘watch if you dare’ caution! And it’s not only me that thinks so – it seems the whole of the … Continue reading #GBBO – Forgotten Bakes
Will importing exotic ingredients be as easy? Will it mean that prices will have to rise to cover additional importing costs? We have known since the vote took place that it would have an effect on the food and drink industry - but no one really knows how much of an effect it will really … Continue reading What does Brexit mean for the baking industry?
"Not worth the calories..." It's the first EVER Italian week on #GBBO - what will tonight hold? Lots of Pizza, beautiful Italian pastries like Cannoli? Yum - Italy produces most of my favourite foods (although isn't Pizza traditionally Greek?) As the bakers walked down into the tent, it did dawn that we're near the end … Continue reading Holy Cannoli – it’s Italian week #GBBO
"An equation for the perfect pie" The week where soggy bottoms break people's dreams - where is Mary when you need her! They've missed a trick on pastry week - last year we had pies, voulevants and this year it seems like a pie overload! What about choux pastry eclairs, jam tarts, filo pastry spring … Continue reading Pastry week #GBBO