Quiet Baker: Busy Oven…

  The English Baker blog has indeed been somewhat quiet for some time now.  In fact, completely silent would be more accurate.  But, The English Baker has not gone anywhere.  I have not been involved in an unfortunate culinary accident with a whisk (not one that I am prepared to discuss here anyhow).   NeitherContinue reading “Quiet Baker: Busy Oven…”

Great Egg-spectations from The Weekly Bake

Sorry I’m late… ….now, I’ve found the big furry feet, but where did I put those floppy ears… Well, never mind, while I’m looking, here’s another Weekly Bake… Oh yes, yet another eggs-cuse to indulge yourself and your loved ones – after all those weeks of self-denial (or self-delusion for the weak-willed), Lent is finallyContinue reading “Great Egg-spectations from The Weekly Bake”

Hey Y’all, it’s the Weekly Bake…

OMG, The English Baker’s gone all American… Thought I’d try a couple of real American classics this week – not exactly low cal, but quite frankly have you seen the weather out there?  I think bikini time is a little way off yet… Number One American Classic:  The Cake Donut (spelt the American way too,Continue reading “Hey Y’all, it’s the Weekly Bake…”

Magic Muffins…and friend…

So, what’s the difference between English Muffins, and American Muffins? Well, quite a lot actually.  The English Muffin is a bread made with yeast and then cooked on a griddle (think rectangular frying pan without the handle) which is why it looks a bit toasted each side.  This is the basis of the famous brunch dish, EggsContinue reading “Magic Muffins…and friend…”

Doughnut try to resist the Weekly Bake…

….you are in my powerrrrrrr…. This week’s Weekly Bake?  Well, I think the clue is in the title… Jam Doughnuts: balls of sweet bread dough, deep fried until they puff up and turn golden brown, generously filled with strawberry jam, and rolled in sugar. Crisp on the outside, moist on the inside…what more can IContinue reading “Doughnut try to resist the Weekly Bake…”