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F1 Bake Off – Round 8 – France

I think there’s something we can probably all agree on French patisserie is lovely.
So, for the French Grand Prix, F1 Bake Off, I thought I would try my hand at making vanilla slices.
On paper it looks fairly simple … what could possibly go wrong??
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F1 Bake Off – Round 6 – Monaco

A little (OK, much later) than usual here is this week’s F1 Bake Off challenge. A Galapian, which is a cherry, almond and candied Canteloupe melon tart, created, apparently, in the 1990s, by Alain Bouchard in the Apt region of … Continue reading

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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 Bake Off – Round 4 – Baku

So. Baku. If you remember, last year’s Azerbaijan bake was a complete, unmitigated disaster, so I had to find something to try to redeem myself this year. Baking recipes are very thin on the ground when it comes Azerbaijani cookery … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off 2019 – Round 2 – Bahrain

A super simple and easy recipe to make this week, but boy I’m not a fan of adding rosewater extract. It’s like munching on flowers, and if I wanted that I’d go and grab me some Crabtree & Evelyn rose … Continue reading

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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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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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