If food is the new rock and roll, cakes are the new Elvis. Since the roaring success of the Great British Bake Off
(now on Season Three and over 4.5m viewers)
, the baking star is on the rise, evident by the much-loved book...
It's not often I extol the virtues of the advertising department of a large corporate entity, (in fact, I'm often the one calling them out
) but hey, I'm in one of those moods. And before the cynics among us go there, no the Odlums people haven't been...Read More
I don’t get all the fuss really, to me they’re just fruit scones with sweet stuff drizzled in lines, but a) I don’t
can’t really bake and b) I’m a cohabiting, mass-dodging, wine-swilling semi-heathen, so we should probably discount my opinion fairly sharpish.
In case you are partial to...Read More
You know how anything that taste goooood must be baaaaad for you? Well, it’s true. For example, try cooking a French dish without butter. It’ll taste merde.
Suggest making pizza without cheese? Vaffanculo
. Or how about Barry’s tea without milk? G’way and sh*te.
In short, it doesn’t work. However, I...Read More
Anybody who’s dipped into this blog before will recognise that I don’t bake. The fact that I can’t bake has something to do with this. But ne’er to be deterred, I thought I’d attempt to do my patriotic duty given the week that was in it and make something...Read More
This weekend I decided to bite the baking bullet. Inspired by the interesting recipes and beautiful imagery of Like Mama Used To Bake
and Modern Farmette
I reckoned the time had come that I get the heck over my baking...Read More