GBBO 2014 challenge week 7 – eclairs

More apologies from me for getting behind on my Bake Off challenge for this year – seriously, the weeks are flying by, and I can’t believe it’s nearly Christmas! In fact, I actually made my week seven challenge last weekend, but I haven’t had time to write about it yet. These challenges are getting seriously […]

GBBO 2014 challenge week 5 – Somerset apple tart

Pies and tarts were the subject of this week’s Bake Off, and Norman (who practically dredged the entire studio in icing sugar when he ‘dusted’ his tarte au citron) was booted off, despite the fact that they are one baker down now that Diana has pulled out of the series due to illness. I think the […]

GBBO 2014 challenge week 4 – self saucing lemon pudding

Oh blimey, what was going on with the Bake Off this week? #Bingate made for fantastic viewing, and I am sure that the programme-makers were delighted to see how Twitter went ballistic over ‘Dirty Diana’ and her apparently sabotage of Iain’s baked alaska. Has a baking show ever had so much fuss? I doubt it […]

GBBO 2014 challenge week 3 – filled bread

I am running late with my Bake Off challenge this week, as I spent the bank holiday weekend in Paris for the Rock en Seine music festival. So instead of baking bread, I was eating sausages, aligot, Paris-Brest and confit duck, and watching Arctic Monkeys, Prodigy, Queens of the Stone Age and Blondie rock Paris. Oh […]