Baking has been around since the crack of dawn (5600 BC is historian’s best guess), but it has evolved over the years, leaving many traditional bakes in the dust. So let’s take a look at the recipes time forgot – five sublime recipes that our ancestors will have adored.
Pastry. Flaky, buttery, golden and delicious; it houses indulgent ingredients for tasty traditional recipes. This week on the Great British Bake Off the bakers were set a number of challenges to see whose pastry would stand up to the test of time, and whose would crumble under pressure.
This week on the Great British Bake Off, we were treated to Pudding Week. Clearly the most British week ever.
Caramel is fantastic; the soft, sweet taste and the sumptuous way it cascades – there’s just something luxurious about this treat. But the best thing about it? Learning how to make caramel is quick, simple and one of the most rewarding things in baking.
It’s time for a Great British Bake Off first – Caramel Week. Now we have a theory on why caramel week hasn’t been done before, and that definitely came across in the show…