In a strange and wonderful episode in my life I am appearing on the CBC / ProperTelevision show The Great Canadian Baking Show

 

  • Vegan, gluten-free and diabetic friendly Pumpkin Cheesecake - I love pumpkin pie! In particular I love the spices, the sweet eggy custard and the crumbly shortcrust pastry. So in other words I love the sugar, gluten, eggs and […]
  • Vegan Coffee-Cashew Cheescake Bites - So for some reason I got a bit of a reputation on TGCBS for producing “ugly but delicious” items. I have literally no idea where this reputation came fromĀ  … […]
  • February Baking Challenge: Valentine’s Challah - So our February theme of the GCBS Season 1 gang was a Valentine’s bake. I’ve gone for a multi-cultural mashup with a Valentine’s day Challah woven into a JulehjerteĀ , which […]
  • January Baking Challenge: Carrot Cake - So it seems that me and my baker friends from GCBS Season 1 are now in a co-dependent relationship where we can’t stop competitively baking with each other. We decided […]
  • Bake #11: Maple Cookies - The Challenge: Make N identical Maple Cookies What happened? So I was rather surprised by this bake. They are rather plain looking maple shaped shortbread sandwich cookies with a maple […]
  • Bake #10: Tourtiere - The Challenge: Make an interpretation of a Tourtiere along with a sauce or relish to go with My Bake: A vegetarian tourtiere with spicy tomato relish What happened? So this […]
  • Bake #9: Pavlova - The Challenge Make a pavlova My Bake A grilled plum and chocolate pav with praline shards What Happened? Well pavlova is a popular dessert in our household and we’ve made […]
  • Bake #8: Fondant fancies - The Challenge: Make N fondant fancies What Happened? When I was kid in the UK our parents used to buy fondant fancies fairly regularly. You got 8 in a box. […]
  • Bake #7: Elegant Pie or Tart - The Challenge: An elegant pie or tart My Bake: Coffee and salted caramel custard tart What happened? Hmm, elegant you say? Weeell I’ll see what I can do. So this […]
  • Bake #6: Sweet stuffed bread center-piece - The Challenge: Bake a show-stopping bread center-piece with a sweet filling. My Bake: A layered star-bread with middle-eastern inspired flavors of date and cardamon. What happened? Having produced completely inedible […]