Monthly Archives: October 2012

Golden syrup pac-man parkin

It’s November, which means it’s cinder toffee season. Except ever since having a chat about this particular topic to Sam of Tea & Cake November is now parkin season. And cinder toffee season. You can have both. Anyway! Parkin is … Continue reading

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Technical bakes part 1.1, rum babas – research.

Baba au Rhum is such a 1970s dish that very few modern recipe books acknowledge their existence. I do have recipes for the dessert in Larousse, which basically says it is a kugelhopf en flambĂ© invented by King Stanislas Leczinski … Continue reading

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In which the author plans to do some technical baking.

I’m a huge fan of The Great British Bake Off. However, at time of writing I’ve watched precisely one episode of the series that just ended; but that’s ok, because like the Cylons I have a plan. (I am not … Continue reading

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