Category Archives: baking

spice up your sausage rolls

I know it’s been a while, so let’s hope you’ve missed me and I’ll move swiftly on! I recently lent the Bourke Street Bakery bread book to a friend and after she returned it I sat down and began flicking through … Continue reading

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coffee anyone?

I love coffee.  Coffee chocolates, coffee ice cream and up there at the top is, of course, my morning coffee.  Heaven help you if you encounter me before I’ve had it.  You have been warned!  Only joking.  Well, maybe not … Continue reading

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three day event

If anyone is here expecting to read anything of an equestrian nature you will be disappointed. Neigh Nay, what I am talking about here is making sourdough bread. Ballymaloe was the last time I made sourdough – not exactly yesterday! I am … Continue reading

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feed a cold …

… and I have, I have! My mother always used to say ‘feed a cold and starve a fever’ so I’ve been doing just that. I’m sure she’d be proud of me doing what I was told for once (I … Continue reading

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have your cake and eat it

You might be forgiven for thinking I’ve already failed in my New Year resolution to make something new every week but actually I haven’t – I just haven’t told you about it. And several dishes I’ve made I’ve forgotten to photograph. … Continue reading

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muffed up muffins

I can’t tell you how many posts I have written – in my head – lately, but today I had an ‘oops’ moment while I was baking and I thought I might share it with you.  This week I have been … Continue reading

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a baguette or not a baguette

That is definitely the question! I started out making Paul Hollywood’s baguettes but I think I ended up with one short baguette (or it could be a short ficelle) and a few batards! My baguette rolling definitely needs practice! Up … Continue reading

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