Category Archives: F1 Bake Off

F1 Bake Off – Round 5 – Spain

A world of possibilities for Spain. But the theme of this year is simplicity. Finding a recipe that even I can’t mess up. And I have found a lovely, super simple recipe for the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend. Very … 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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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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F1 Bake Off – Round 21 – Abu Dhabi

Well, we’ve reached the final round of the F1 Bake Off challenge. What can I say? It’s been a blast – some bakes have been great, some a complete disaster and others surprising. It’s certainly been a journey. But, here … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 20 – Brazil

Brazil – home to the samba, carnival, Copacabana and many other things. Including cake! The original cake for this round of the bake-off bared such a similar resemblance to the Tres Leches Mexican cake, I had to abandon that idea … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 19 – Mexico

Round 19 sees us in Mexico where, as well as tacos and burritos, sweet cakes are definitely on the menu. This week I chose to make a Tres Leches Cake – which effectively translates to three milk cake. This cake … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 17 – Japan

I can’t believe we’ve reached round 17. Only 4 more recipes to go after this one. But here we are in Japan and for this week I have made a ‘Castella’ sponge cake. It’s a very simple recipe which was … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 16 – Russia

When I think of Russia, the cold weather automatically lets my mind wander to food that is dense, stodgy and heavy. This week’s F1 Bake Off challenge, however, proved to be anything but. After drooling over several gorgeous looking recipes, … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 15 – Singapore

It’s time for the F1 night race and the beginning of the end for this season. But what have I chosen to bake this week? There were some very interesting recipes out there, to say the least. However, I have, … Continue reading

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