Flamiche (Roquefort and Leek Pie)

December was a funny old month for me and it seemed to take ages to get to Christmas. All that build up and then bang, it’s here! The first week of December was fine, then I went down with the flu which wiped me out for two weeks. I didn’t feel like doing anything. I…

SmartCookieSam is Back!

It’s been a few months dear readers as I mentioned in my previous posts. But I haven’t missed out on baking, just been too pre-occupied to write my blog. I have really enjoyed what I did bake, though and thought I’d share what I’d made over the past few months. I think the piece de…

Introduction to Confectionery and Patisserie Course

Happy New Year to all my readers and followers! It’s been a good few months since I’ve managed to get on the laptop and create some blog posts. It’s been a bit of a full year, to be honest with lots of ups and downs. At the beginning of September, after a very stressful few…