Tag : Mary Berry

Great British Bake Off: Christmas Masterclass

3 years ago / 0 comments

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood were back on our screens last Thursday for a Great British Bake Off Masterclass. Watching them cooking and joking together did feel a bit like sneaking into the staffroom at school. Taking it in turns to cook, Mary began with a simple but effective pavlova … Read More

TV | The Great British Bake Off – Back and Brilliant

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Great British Bake Off is back, and with it a whole new swathe of people who will briefly flirt with baking before abandoning their new John Lewis mixer at the back of the cupboard. The move to BBC1 seems to have changed nothing; Mel and Sue retain their signature … Read More

Food | Not just a pretty plate – Soup, Soup, Soup

5 years ago / 0 comments

Soup is definitely a student staple for us, and for so many good reasons. It’s healthy, cheap, freezes well, warms you up, and makes a really easy on-the-go lunch if you invest in a thermos. We have two of our favourite soup recipes for you – the first is a … Read More

TV | Mary Berry Cooks – More simple and delicious recipes from the Queen of baking

5 years ago / 0 comments

Several years after the BBC ditched the likes of Delia Smith from their schedule, in a seemingly ageist move that instead sought after bright young TV chefs, this approach has been reversed in recognition of the burgeoning popularity of Mary Berry and her legion of fans. Queen of baking and … Read More

News | Leeds uni launches bake off

5 years ago / 0 comments

You’ve seen Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in the hit TV show but now ‘The Great Leeds University Bake Off’ is coming to the Union. Competitors working either individually, or in pairs, will be told the baking challenges on March 3, 10 and 17. Their baking creations will then be … Read More

Food | Peckish – Rose Toffee Apple Tart – Great on a cosy winter night

5 years ago / 0 comments

November may have come and gone but that doesn’t mean one can’t enjoy the delights of the Toffee apple and our latest Peckish post offers up a recipe for a beautiful Rose Toffee Apple Tart. Ingredients 1 pack of short crust pastry 1tsp cinnamon 2 tbsps of caramel (I used … Read More

Food | Peckish – Chocolate Macaroons

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Great British Bake Off may be over but that doesn’t mean we can’t all still be ladies (or gentlemen) that lunch. LSi’s recipe for Chocolate Macaroons will ensure you’re left feeling just as elegant as Mary Berry herself. Ingredients For Macaroons: 125g icing sugar 1 tbsp cocoa 100g ground … Read More

TV | The Great British Bake Off

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s half time. If someone would be so kind as to pass around the candied oranges, let’s take a breather and reflect on what the first six weeks of the greatest in British Baking has given us. If there’s been one consistency of the Bake Off this year, it’s been … Read More

Books | Mary Berry's Cookery Course

5 years ago / 0 comments

As we leave the chaos that is Freshers week, I imagine many hungover Freshers and ex-catered second years are facing a terrifying realisation: takeaways and cold baked beans will not sustain you for an entire year. It’s time to learn how to cook, and I know just the lady to … Read More

The Cookbook Review: The Great British Bake Off Showstoppers by Linda Collister

6 years ago / 0 comments

  For all those keen bakers and cake-lovers out there, the last couple of months have provided endless excitement and entertainment, courtesy of BBC2’s return of The Great British Bake-Off. This year the standards seemed higher than ever, with heightened drama in the Bake Off kitchen; from heatwaves to knife … Read More