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Feb 10th, 2017

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I tried making bagels today to take to N’s tomorrow. Actually I made them for the first time the other day, but they didn’t turn out quite right (they taste ok but they are more like rolls than bagels and also I didn’t glaze them so they are not the right colour), so I gave […]

Oct 8th, 2016

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A not too successful bake…

I had a go at making the ‘Citrus Meringue Pie’ signature challenge from Bake Off yesterday. The recipe I tried was Jane’s one for Lime and Coconut Meringue Pie and I can’t say that it was entirely successful. The recipe is here RecipeĀ – and I followed it pretty exactly apart from not putting coconut flavouring […]

Jul 12th, 2016

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Two Bakes

I went to my brother N’s house on Saturday as R and I do every second weekend. N is a pretty good cook but he usually sticks to main courses and I’ve never known him to bake anything before. But obviously my latest efforts (tarte au citron etc) have inspired him, because a few weeks […]