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Bristol Bikefest

Photos from the Bristol Bikefest 2011

cake Vanilla Sponge Cake

Royal wedding cake

I used my herman sourdough starter to create a wonderfully moist vanilla sponge cake. I used the following recipe for each layer (the orginal instructions are listed below)   Vanilla Cake 1/5 of your herman starter 150g Self raising flour, 3 beaten eggs, 150g caster sugar, 1tsp of vanilla extract 100ml of oil.   Combine […]


Home made fruit scones

I wanted to find some more recipes that used Herman (sweet sourdough starter) I have slightly modified this recipe from the bbc to incorporate herman and I have also added some mixed dried fruit.   Ingredients 225g/8oz self raising flour pinch of salt 55g/2oz butter 25g/1oz caster sugar 150ml/5fl oz milk or 60ml of Herman […]


Happy New Year

2010 starts off with a beautiful but cold day.