Our last ever meeting at Murieston Village Hall before we move onto pastures new in Dechmont was held on the 29th May. Having dispensed with Team Paul (boo) and Team Mary (hurray!), our theme this month was ‘bake from another country’. 15 people turned up with a selection of weird and wonderful unnamed dishes from as far afield as Mexico, Finland, and Australia, and after the usual welcome and introduction from Gillian, we got out the paper plates and set about putting them to the taste test – everyone’s favourite part of the evening! As ever, our competitive streaks were put to the test when we had to guess the name of a cake and which country each one came from in a competition with Janette scooping first prize – although we had hoped to offer an all expenses paid trip to a destination of her choice in keeping with our travel theme, we soon found that the petty cash sadly didn’t stretch that far!
There were further discussions about the charity afternoon tea which has now been confirmed for Saturday 5th October, with David Stein Butchers confirming their generous sponsorship. Further arrangements will be made over the coming months.
The next meeting will be held on Wed 10th July. Please get in touch if you would like more information.
Posted by West Lothian Baking Club on June 23, 2013
For our next meeting on Wednesday 17th April at 8.15pm in the Murieston Village Hall we are inviting our members to bake Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood recipes. The teams are below however there is still plenty of room for more people to join us so please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to come along and I will allocate you to a team.
Julie – Minted Lemon & Poppy Seed Traybake
Gillian DF – Swiss Roll
Carol – Best ever Brownies
Janice – Battenburg Cake
Jane – Marbled Chocolate Ring Cake
Jenna – Gingerbread Cake
Rose – French Apricot and Almond tart
Gillian – Simnel Cake
Sheena C – Whole Orange Spice Cake
Gillian B – Italian Layer Loaf
Janette – Malt Loaf
Delyth – Shortbread
Sheena – Malted Loaf
Rab – Meringues
Joanne – 8 plaited Loaf
Kalsoom – Carrot Cake
Christine – Blueberry Muffins
Eleanor – Scones
Will the winners be the Queen of Cakes or the King of Bread?? Happy Baking everyone!
Posted by West Lothian Baking Club on April 1, 2013
The theme for our next meeting is to bake either a bread product or something made with your own homemade pastry. I personally think this is our most challenging theme to date but please don’t be put off remember we are trying to encourage each other to try something new.
The meeting will take place in Murieston Village Hall at 8.15pm on the 27th February 2013. As always there will be a small charge of £2 towards the hall cost.
Please email me at email@example.com to let me know what you are baking and I will add it to this post.
Any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Gillian De Felice – Chocolate Eclairs
Delyth MacDonald – Danish Pastries
Gillian Brown – Bakewell Tart
Janette Symonds – Christmas Buns
Natalie – Lemon Meringue Pie
Carol Hallsey – Raspberry, White Chocolate and Pistachio Profiteroles
Janice Earl Summers – Tart
Sheena Earl – Granary Loaf
Posted by West Lothian Baking Club on February 14, 2013