Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 6 Recipe Challenge – Roquefort Cheese Soufflé

It’s the final week! I can hardly believe it’s been 6 weeks already. I’ve had so much fun and the Kenwood Chef Sense has really revolutionised my cooking.  I won’t be hanging up my apron anytime soon, I have so much enthusiasm to try new things. This week’s recipe is Roquefort Cheese Soufflé created by Raymond Blanc.  …

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 5 Recipe Challenge – Walnut Cake

So it’s week 5 already! This past week has been hectic.  The kids have had a bug and now I’ve got the worst flu ever.  But hey, cake makes everything better! This week’s recipe is Walnut and Strawberry Cream Layer Cake and was created by Miranda Gore Browne, Great British Bake Off finalist and cookery writer.…

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 4 Recipe Challenge – Comté Cheese and Swiss Chard Tart

This week’s recipe is Comté Cheese and Swiss Chard Tart and was created by Raymond Blanc OBE, Michelin-Star Chef, Author and Television Personality. As much as I love eating pies and tarts, I have to admit I was super nervous about this week’s challenge. Ingredients For the shortcrust pastry 200g Plain flour 100g Butter, unsalted, diced…

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 3 Recipe Challenge – Dim Sum

I can’t believe it’s week 3 already! This week’s recipe is Pork and Vegetable Wontons in a Spicy Oil Dressing and was created by Martin Johns, Kenwood Development Chef. I love wontons but never imagined I’d be making my own from scratch. I have to admit I was very nervous about making pasta from scratch.…

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 2 Recipe Challenge – Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringue Cake

I’m having so much fun on my Kenwood Disaster Chef journey.  This week’s recipe Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringue Cake looks like a real show stopper and was created by Miranda Gore Browne, Great British Bake Off finalist and cookery writer. After watching Miranda’s video I was eager to start this rather technical challenge and wow my family…

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week One Recipe Challenge – Brioche

I did a post a few weeks ago I’m a Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Contestant! So the challenge started last week and I was happy to see the recipe was brioche as it’s my favourite bread, but I was also nervous as I’ve only ever made it in a bread maker. I’m always nervous working…

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I’m a Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Contestant!

I recently entered into the Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 competition and was so excited when I got the call to say I’ve been selected as one of the 10 contestants. I entered the competition because although I’m a foodie and love cooking, I’m not very confident.  I always cook within my comfort zone and tend…

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