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FE Vegan Bake Off – Round 2 – Morocco

Right, so here’s the thing I’ve discovered … don’t try and veganise a non-vegan recipe, it’s simply asking for disaster. For example, for this bake I found a lovely, orginal and authentic Moroccan Meskouta cake. The recipe called for four … Continue reading

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The Girlie Guide to … the Dakar Rally

The Paris-Dakar Rally started life after Thierry Sabine got lost, on his motorbike, in the Libyan desert whilst competing in the Abidjan-Nice Rally of 1977. Some 40 years later, it is still the ultimate name in endurance rallying, despite having … Continue reading

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Girl in the Pitlane’s 2019 Formula 1 Preview

With 49 days until F1 winter testing for the 2019 season, here is my preview: who will shine, who will be under pressure, who will surprise and who will end the season victorious… Continue reading

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F1 Christmas Bake Off – Gingerbread

For the final Christmas bake-off I’m going back to where it all started, with @f1trackchat challenging me to make a gingerbread house. Now, I’m the first to admit I’m not the most artistic of people. I have lots of ideas, … Continue reading

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FE Vegan Bake Off – Round 1 – Saudi Arabia

I had this thought. I really enjoyed doing the F1 Bake Off’s this year so how could I change it up for other motorsport series? So with the start of the Formula E season, I thought that as Formula E … Continue reading

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F1 Christmas Bake Off – Finnish Joulutortut

Today sees another F1 Christmas Bake Off. This time, we move over the border into Finland to make ‘Joulutortut’ (pronounced ‘YOL-dor-TU’). These Christmas Star cookies, are literally just puff pastry jam tarts shaped into stars, although the authentic recipe calls … Continue reading

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F1 Christmas Bake Off – Swedish Pepparkakor

Admit it, you’ve missed these videos and recipes in the last couple of weeks haven’t you? OK, well I’ve missed doing them, and when I was challenged by @F1trackchat to do a Christmas gingerbread house (not this recipe, it’s on … Continue reading

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