Archive for May, 2012

May 21, 2012

Hannah’s Hot Chocolate Pots

Hot Chocolate Pots

This post doesn’t have a recipe sadly as my friend Hannah made these and it’s a secret recipe. She did tell me the ingredients however- dark chocolate, sugar, butter and a bit of flour.
They tasted amazing- so rich and this size of pot was almost too much. They had the perfect consistency, light and spongy on the outside, and oozing melted chocolate in the middle. I may have to steal the recipe from her when she’s sleeping…

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May 17, 2012

Bread Making at the Open Kitchen part 2

Bread Making

Following on from my previous post of bread making at the open kitchen is the other recipe we were taught that day.

Brown Loaf

Ingredients
150g strong bread flour
250g brown flour
30g fresh yeast
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp fine salt
300ml luke warm water
Bread Making

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May 14, 2012

Bread Making at the Open Kitchen part 1

Bread Making

My Saturday mornings normally consist of lazing around the house, making myself a fry up and watching cookery programmes on tv. This week was a little different. I met up with friends at the Open Kitchen in Hoxton for a bread making workshop.
I’ve not made much bread recently as I have some great Turkish shops around me with really yummy fresh bread, but I want to make more of my own to add to my baking repertoire.

Bread Making

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May 9, 2012

Earl Grey Cup Cakes

Earl Grey Cupcakes

I love tea, I love cake, so putting tea into a cake is like a match made in heaven to me. This recipe comes from the Great British Bake Off book.

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