The Bakes

Lemon Meringue Cake

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This is made to a classic Nigella Lawson recipe that is a classic with a twist.

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A purist might be hard to convince, but I think that the direction that the lemon meringue pie has been taken here is commendable.

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From the bottom upwards, the layers are meringue, sponge, lemon curd, lightly whipped cream, sponge, and finally meringue with a flourish, dusted with edible glitter and icing sugar.

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Lunar Homity Pie

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Here I’ve taken a giant-ish leap with a traditional and down to earth savoury bake.

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At it’s core is a filling of potatoes, onions, garlic and cheddar cheese.

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On the surface, a crisp cratered puff pastry.

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Seasoned with rosemary, celery salt and some on-the-dark-side pepper.

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Is it off the planet? Well it’s certainly off the platter soon enough!

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