Lego Fondant Fancies – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 9)

Week 8! Patisserie Week! This week saw the bakers making 24 savoury palmiers, some fancy liqueur soaked cake called a ‘Savarin’, and a showstopper of 36 fondant fancies. I swear as soon as my sister heard the words ‘fondant fancies’ she turned to me with the happiest smug face possible. Basically the raised eyebrow emoji. She lovesContinue reading “Lego Fondant Fancies – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 9)”

Floral Three Tier Cake – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 6)

Week 6! Botanicals Week? The first ‘botanicals’ week on GBBO saw the bakers making things with floral flavours and just ‘anything that GROWS’, as star baker Tom bluntly put it. The episode started with a citrus meringue pie signature bake, followed by a fougasse (basically a French focaccia), and finally ended with the bakers making a 3 tierContinue reading “Floral Three Tier Cake – GBBO Showstopper Challenge (Week 6)”

Blood Orange Marmalade

We are in the midst of blood orange season and if you’re not running out and buying all the blood oranges you can find right now I am judging you intensely. Seriously. In the last week, I’ve visited every supermarket near me and bought bags of the stuff just to find the reddest and sweetest blood orangesContinue reading “Blood Orange Marmalade”