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F1 Bake Off – Round 15 – Singapore

Pandan extract.

That sounded rather mysterious and exotic when I found the recipe.

It’s apparently the Asian vanilla, but bears no resemblance in taste or smell to what we know as vanilla. It’s quite neutral in taste and is mainly used for colour and aroma as it has an aromatic, sweet grassy smell.

For this week’s Singapore Grand Prix, I attempted (note the word attempted) to make a Pandan Chiffon Cake. 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 6 – Monaco

So, for this week I thought I would attempt to make a Fougasse Monegasque, which is effectively just a sweet kind of biscuit/bread flavoured with aniseed. For this recipe you need to use fresh yeast, in the absence of finding … Continue reading

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