One of my colleagues left work recently and we had a ‘fuddle’ on her last day. This is where everyone brings something to eat and we share a lunch together. I put my name down to make a Bakewell tart. I’ve made one once before, but I couldn’t find the recipe, so I used the one from ‘Jamie’s Dinners’.
It was a bit of a challenge. I made a pastry case which then had to be put in the fridge to chill, rolled out and put in a tin and put in the freezer. The case was cooked, and in the meantime I made the filling, using the last of the eggs I collected when I looked after my friend’s hens when she was on holiday.
I’m pleased to say that it came out ok, and I was thrilled when it all disappeared. I even snuck a piece myself, and was pleasantly surprised by how good it tasted.
I’m glad I took a risk with cooking something right outside my comfort zone – it’s given me the confidence to try other things. What have you tried cooking that’s turned out really well?
Until next time, Tawney.