After missing out when Edd Kimber signed his latest book “Patisserie Made Simple” at the Cake and Bake show earlier this month, I advance ordered it on Amazon and received it in the post a few days before it hit the shops! It such a beautiful book, and for a patisserie lover like myself a real gem for the bookshelf.
This was a test of Ikea’s Multigrain Rye Breadmix that I tried recently. I love really dark rye bread and keep threatening to start making it regularly myself. However, the cracked rye is still sitting in the cupboard unopened and that sourdough starter, well, it hasn’t got started. Yet.
This is the second year I have visited the Cake and Bake Show at Earl’s Court. I really like this show as it is about all aspects of baking, not just sugar paste and decorated cakes, but breads, meringues, cakes, baking equipment and more. It’s also a great place to do a bit of baking celebrity spotting!