Guest Post: Brunch Pies by Deborah Manger (of GBBO fame)

Anyone who has watched The Great British Bake Off will know the writer of this guest post. Let’s say that she was heavily involved in ‘Custardgate’ so much so that she even stole the custard. I contacted Deborah Manger, a former contestant on the show, about the possibility of writing a guest post for me…

All Butter Almond Cookies

There’s something about the smell of freshly baked biscuits and toasted nuts that makes these biscuits to die for. They are ridiculously simple to make and you’ll be surprised that such a small quantity of dough will make a huge batch of biscuits, so these are great for parties or giving as gifts for friends’…

Cornflake Crumble Cake

American coffee cakes, many of which do not actually contain coffee but are meant to be served with a cup of coffee, have always been my guilty pleasure. They have a rich buttery streusel topping and filling which is sandwiched between the raw cake mixture and gets baked in between. The cakes are always incredibly…

GBBO 14 Episode 3 Review: Bread Week

I know I’ve already said it but Bread Week could be crucial in predicting who wins the competition. Historically, the person who finishes first in the Technical Challenge, which this week was Paul’s ciabatta, has gone on to win the series. However the bakers also had to face 2 other challenges this week, including their…

Apple Pie Cake

This cake is a true showstopper because not only does the cake boast an impressive 3 layers of sponge, amazingly heady with cinnamon, but is topped with caramelised apples and a cinnamon cream cheese frosting. The recipe does come from Edd Kimber’s first book The Boy Who Bakes, and you can see my review for…

GBBO 14 Episode 2 Review: Biscuit Week

The second episode of The Great British Bake Off aired tonight and really showed each of the baker’s skill. The biscuit week demanded the remaining 11 bakers to make their signature savoury biscuits, Mary’s technical Florentines and a showstopping 3D biscuit scene. Eliminated: Enwezor My Prediction: Nancy Star Baker: Richard Good: Luis Bad: Norman Best…

Food on Youtube Archives – Byron Talbott (Part 2)

I’m continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Byron Talbott’s Youtube channel. If you haven’t heard of Byron Talbott before, I think it’s time to prepare yourself for a good hour of gasping in awe of the beauty of the food that Byron continues to produce without fail as you binge-watch his videos. In…

Food on Youtube Archives – The Boy Who Bakes

I’m continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Edd Kimber’s Youtube channel. Some of you may not have heard of Edd Kimber. Well he was the champion of the first series of The Great British Bake Off and has gone on to have an amazing career, having worked with the likes of Raymond…

Food on Youtube Archives – CupcakeJemma

I’m continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with CupcakeJemma’s Youtube channel. Jemma runs Crumbs & Doilies, an incredibly hip and modern London-based cupcake and cake shop. Each week she posts a brand new video demonstrating a new cupcake recipe, a new technique or a behind the scenes of the shop. With over 50,000…

Food on Youtube Archives – InTheKitchenWithKate (Part 2)

I’m continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with InTheKitchenWithKate’s Youtube channel again. InTheKitchenWithKate is a British Youtube channel. Kate posts videos every Thursday at 5pm GMT and takes her inspiration for recipes from both celebrity chefs such as Rachel Allen, Ina Garten and Mary Berry and requests from her subscribers; comment in the…

Food on Youtube Archives – StephenVlog

I’m continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Stephen Georg’s Youtube channel. Now you wouldn’t instantly assume food with Stephen Georg partly because he isn’t a food Youtuber but Stephen is a daily vlogger, meaning in essence, he posts videos every day filming his daily life. His wife Mal often cooks dinner, that…

Food on Youtube Archives – Donal Skehan

I’m continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Donal Skehan’s Youtube channel. Donal Skehan is an Irish cook, perhaps known best for his role on Junior MasterChef as a judge and his TV series, Kitchen Hero. Like myself, Donal has a food blog which he began back in 2007. Since then, Donal has…

Food on Youtube : W/b 22nd June 2014

Youtube is a hub for food channels and they are incredibly popular. With some channels having 2 million subscribers and many British foodies showing recipes on Youtube, I’d thought I’d find some of the foodie gems to share here with links. I’m subscribed to many food channels and they always post cracking recipes. It is…

Food on Youtube : W/b 8th June 2014

Youtube is a hub for food channels and they are incredibly popular. With some channels having 2 million subscribers and many British foodies showing recipes on Youtube, I’d thought I’d find some of the foodie gems to share here with links. I’m subscribed to many food channels and they always post cracking recipes. It is…

Food on Youtube : W/b 1st June 2014

Youtube is a hub for food channels and they are incredibly popular. With some channels having 2 million subscribers and many British foodies showing recipes on Youtube, I’d thought I’d find some of the foodie gems to share here with links. I’m subscribed to many food channels and they always post cracking recipes. It is…