100th bake of 2015 bake me up butternut challenge: finito, cutting it finely on NYE…. baked baileys cheesecake with chocolate baileys golden fudge, meringue peaks, caramelised hazlenut sugar drops and spun sugar spirals, ta dah!
There are too many amazing breads in the world to choose a favourite but tiger bread certainly comes in my top ten. Impossible not to love this stuff with its animal print like crackledy yummy crust, so it naturally made my ‘to bake’ list! I hadn’t quite realised until I looked for a recipe that the technique was quite all so secret…..
in true forking belle style it seemed appropriate to welcome poppy the beautiful new pooch to the family with her very own baked treats! Oat, peanut butter, ham and cheese whole meal biscuits here we go… what more could a mental cheese loving doggy want after a long Saturday afternoon walkies!
Bojour mon Paris du chocolat et patissier! Absolutely adore Paris, the epicentre of patisserie, the most delicious and beautifully decorated intricate cakes in the world. Visiting sister company from recent company acquisition located in the magnifique city has given me the opportunity of an excellent weekend extension on business trip to search high and low for the prettiest, quirkiest and most delicious patisseries. For any cake enthusiast, here is my list of the must must must top places to visit and pick up a delicious treat…. Continue reading “In search of Paris’ best patisserie and sweet treats”
Have just has the pleasure of making a crazy all colours, girlie, all decorations birthday cake for a little lady, daughter of a lovely work colleague from her own drawn design. Kids cakes are absolutely the best to make as can go in with all glitter guns blazing!
So I managed to drag myself away from painting the new casa this week for some pumpkin patch attention and my frenchie idol Eric at the Cake and Bake show in the big smoke
After a bit of a blogging, digging and baking break due to a new house, I’ve come back for a gap between the painting to receive this fab award nomination for newbie bloggers from the lovely lifestyle unplugged. Thank you 🙂
The Liebster award is a way of bloggers recognising & supporting fellow small blogs/new bloggers for their efforts. Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, valued, lovely, endearing
With village show approaching & having been volunteered to volunteer on the cream tea stand, thought better get into the spirit of things and enter some of the show tent categories. Being the most competitive person I know and not buying into any of that ‘its the taking part that counts’ malarkey, not sure this was the best judgement I’ve made…. outrage prevailed…. Continue reading “Posh and Pretty Victoria Sponge”
Three months of a courgette glut, and one has had to get a little more inventive, than tarts and the courgetti spiralising fad. Five courgette plants on the alotto plotto of two green varieties has given me an explosion of greeny big ‘uns. After pickling my onions I was quite partial to the idea of playing about with a little courgette preservation, and ended up … Continue reading Courgette amourette – 5 ways to preserve zuchinni with love