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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 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 – Round 3 – China

A last-minute recipe change for this week. I was, well I actually did attempt to make Coconut Snowflake Cakes. I followed the recipe to the letter and yet, after 24 hours chilling in the fridge the gelatine infused mixture had … 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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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 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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