About

Hello and welcome to beerandbaking.net. I’ve always had an interest in baking (particularly the end product!) stemming from helping my mother in the kitchen making butterfly cakes and the ever so technical cornflake cakes.

WillaimsSonomaI got back into baking due to 2 things really, an Italian baking recipe book one Christmas and also needing a hobby that didn’t involve me looking at a screen for hours on end. I work with computers all day and leisure time was often spent in front of the telly with my iPad in hand.

I started getting back into it with pastry and bread, and it wasn’t until I joined a twitter baking club that I realised that so many people feared these elements. Cake decoration has never been a particularly strong point as I’m far more concerned about the taste but starting to get better with a piping bag. I have been tweeting my bakes for over a year now and have the privilege of winning 2 @sundaybakeclub golden spoon awards (both bread: 8 strand plaited cross & panetone).

GoldenSpoons

I live in a lovely town in the midlands and I’m very fortunate to have quality butchers, green grocers, delicatessens and bakeries still thriving in the centre unlike many other UK towns and cities. My husband is a full time author, part time plane fanatic. His books are available on kindle so please have a look. The more books you buy the more baking equipment I can get!

Jake Sheridan Mysteries

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s