The Bent on Food Cookery School hosted Bent on Cookin' the Books, an event that grew from a Facebook page for amateur cooks who enjoy sharing what they've been up to in the kitchen. The challenge - morning tea. Cooks had 2 hours to cook and plate something for morning tea which they had never made before and involved a minor level of difficulty. Look what was produced!
|Guess which dish was awarded the wooden spoon after a dropping incident|
It was a great day. The Bent on Food Cookery School had plenty of room for everyone to get down and dirty. There was a great sense of fun and camaraderie. Advice came thick and fast, from the correct amount of water for pastry, to air drying macaroons before baking.
It was a noisy kitchen, with beater mixers, food processors, laughter and the one off repeated F word, when one Ainslee Dennis, dropped her pastry case as it came out of the oven. The result a leaky Banoffee Pie that looks aside, tasted fabulous!
Here is what we made. Whoopie Pies, Banoffee Pies (one collapsible), Macaroons, Portuguese Custard Tarts, Citrus and Poppy Seed Cake with Vanilla Infused Fruits, Mango Cake, Pear Tarte Tatin and a delicious Crepe Cake with Walnut Jam and Chocolate Ganache. We tasted it all!
Our next event is in December and the theme is Christmas Gifts and Canapes.
Click here for more information on Bent on Food, the Bent on Food Cookery School and Cookin' the Books.