Tag: baking

Swedish Princess Petit Fours

Swedish Princess Petit Fours

52 weeks of baking – Afternoon Tea When I was a kid my brother and I came up with a rule, he got to make pies, I got to make cookies and cakes. We were not allowed to make something the other person was allowed…

Baguette

Baguette

52 weeks of baking – 5 ingredients or less On Bounty every watch had a chore to do, most of it was dishes, galley clean up, sweeping and mopping floors and cleaning the heads (toilets). The best chore of all was on the midnight to…

Basic Pizza Crust

Basic Pizza Crust

Some foods are easy to make for small groups, but when you scale them up to 75 portions it becomes tedious. Students can be persistent and repetitive, they would always ask for grilled cheese, pizza and hamburgers, over and over. I’m not a big fan…

Pineapple Coconut Curry Muffins

Pineapple Coconut Curry Muffins

52 weeks of baking – Cakes, cupcakes & muffins I have unique feelings about muffins, they can be delicious but they also cause mischief among students. When I first joined Sorlandet the ship board director (the principle) told me a lot about how the old…

Sourdough Biscuits

Sourdough Biscuits

52 weeks of Baking – Biscuits I use to think I made great biscuits, then I went to the south and had a real biscuit. The students on Gulden Leeuw devoured my biscuits. I did have to argue on several occasions with them that they…

Oat and Walnut Biscuits

Oat and Walnut Biscuits

52 weeks of baking – Oats & Nuts Starting your day with a big pot of tea or a single cup in the afternoon was a ritual I hadn’t taken part in until I stayed with friends in England. My husband and I went to…

Apple and Custard Tartlets

Apple and Custard Tartlets

Almost every Friday night on Zodiac we have a salmon dinner sail with 49 passengers and 10 crew, it’s a lot of people. I refuse to make the same salmon dinner every time, I’m sick of salmon, so are the long term crew. To keep…

Chifflan – Chocolate Chiffon Flan Cake

Chifflan – Chocolate Chiffon Flan Cake

I love flan and so does my mom. My favorite flan recipe uses simple whole ingredients, why bother using canned milk when you don’t have to.