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Soggy Cake... what would Paul and Mary think?!

One of the many things which make the Great British Bake-Off so popular is the sense of fun in what otherwise is a serious competition! The bakers take on the different challenges determined to do their best, but when things go awry, for the most part the disaster is treated with resigned good humour. 260 more words


The Old and the New

Shopping for food is always an exciting thing for me. It always has been. Somehow I never enjoyed the tedious work of buying a new pair of shoes or hunting for a new jumper. 726 more words


Lemon Chicken Risotto

 This was from ‘Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect’ and is deceptively tasty (I thought it looked quite plain).
I cooked 2 chickens on Sunday that were dissected by me and Nicole and kept in the fridge. 147 more words


For the Love of Sweet (Baked) Community

At any point in time, there is usually one television show that I will go to for my background noise. Whether I am writing, working, cleaning, or just needing to relax, it’s a show that can just be a calming white noise in the back of my conscious attention. 573 more words


The Great Sport Relief Bake Off - ep. 2

For a variety of reasons (okay, one reason, going to the first meeting of the new Harrogate WI, no, I don’t know myself anymore either) I missed the first episode of the Great Sport Relief Bake Off.   805 more words


#4 The Ulitmate Chocolate Roulade

This week for the 100 Bakes & Cakes challenge I was presented with a Chocolate Roulade, basically a fancy Swiss roll. Now there are lessons to be learnt from exploits in the kitchen. 615 more words

Mouse, fox, Mary

The office mouse.
The office fox.
Mary Berry and Jonny. Plus Gu.