We created a Thanksgiving feast featuring the Popeyes Cajun turkey, Texas Roadhouse Rolls, 4 appetizers, three types of potatoes, and our first time roasting a turkey!
We move onto making the desserts for our Murdery Mystery “Casual Tea” starting with a wonderful afternoon tea time treat: Ina Garten’s lemon bars.
We make classic cream scones from the Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea cookbook in preparation for our upcoming Murder Mystery “Casual Tea”
We made RecipeTin Eat’s mini cheesecakes as the dessert course for our afternoon tea at home featuring Xak’s other Sabbatical bakes.
Sabbatical Pastry Week continues! After watching Great British Bake Off, Xak decides raised game pie with hot water crust pastry and NO venison is on the menu for dinner.
It’s Sabbatical Pastry Week! For the first challenge, Xak attempts to bake buttery, flaky croissants for the first time ever.
Bread week is coming to an end and Xak is re-visiting a Great British Bake Off technical challenge: povitica. Will he have more success this time around?
After discovering the meaning of FROG jam and fond memories of fig preserves, Xak is inspired to try a new type of scone for part 2 of Bread week.
With Xak on a sabbatical, he decides to embark on a 3 week baking journey beginning with testing out a classic sandwich bread recipe for Bread week.