February – Chocolate Pudding Pie So this month I decided to do another non-fruit, bottom-crust-only pie. As it’s February, I thought I could make something sweet for Valentine’s Day. The ...
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February – Chocolate Pudding Pie So this month I decided to do another non-fruit, bottom-crust-only pie. As it’s February, I thought I could make something sweet for Valentine’s Day. The plan was coming along quite well, and then…well. The recipe is from Smitten Kitchen’s site – and can be found here. This recipe was similar […]
So a new year, a new challenge. I feel like after Great British Bake Off, I was thoroughly baked-out. It was a great learning experience and I’m really glad I did it. I took a nice long break from any serious baking, aided with the fact that my oven was officially out of commission for […]
Episode 8: Advanced Dough Recipe (Showstopper Challenge): Donuts I was so excited to do this challenge! Not only would I be able to make one of the greatest loves of my life but I had an occasion to make them! (baby shower) I think I actually did these challenges out of order because the baby shower […]
Episode 8: Advanced Dough Recipe (Technical Challenge): Povitica Ok – onto the Technical Challenge! It was Paul Hollywood’s Povitica recipe, which can be found here. It’s an Eastern European swirled and rolled yeasted loaf. Basically you make an enriched dough, roll it out thin, cover it with a layer of something yummy, roll it up tight and […]
Episode 8: Advanced Dough Recipe (Signature Challenge): Sweet Fruit Loaves We are in the home stretch! This Signature Challenge kicked off the ‘Advanced Dough’ episode and tasked the competitors to create a free-form enriched bread loaf with fruit. To be honest, I didn’t feel particularly inspired by the competitors’ creations (just not my taste) so I […]
Episode 7: Pastry Recipe (Showstopper Challenge): Eclairs When I saw the challenge – I knew I had it in the bag. I could mail it in. I’ve made eclairs! Many times! I am a choux pastry master! No problem. Guess what? I ran into problems. I had made it to this point at a frenetic pastry pace […]