James Morton
BrewDog #MixDog Cocktail Competition

BrewDog #MixDog Cocktail Competition

There are a few areas in which the BrewDog lads from Fraserburgh cannot be faulted. The first is their unrelenting drive to introduce US-style craft beer (and so pimped up tasted buds) to the whole of the country. The other area in which they excel is their marketing. And it is into one of these […]

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The UPDATED #GBBO Drinking Game!

After far too many complaints and even several hospital admissions from the original iteration of the ‘just too hardcore” Great British Bake-Off drinking game, I was forced to make it a little more liver friendly in the form of the “Semi-Skimmed” version. For your diet coke, or Fortnum’s chai. But for the magnificent Series 4 […]

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Why bread can be easy

Bread has this reputation as being a difficult part of baking. This is a stigma I want to put an end to.   Yes, to make a decent 8-plaited loaf in 2 hours in a tent is not far off impossible. It’s made more difficult when you’ve got Mr Hollywood’s blue stare burned into your […]

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Great British Bake-Off Drinking Game

The Only OFFICIAL(ish) Great British Bake-Off Drinking Game: Full Rules Do feel free to add your own/edit… UPDATE: Lightweight version can be found here. SPECIAL GBBO FINAL RULES: Drink 1 finger for each statement of political provocation Drink 1 finger for every proud relative present Drink 2 fingers for every use of the word ‘gloopy’ […]

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Bread day!

Today is bread day on the Great British Bake Off. In celebration, therefore, bread must be baked! I am going for three varieties:   100% Wholemeal Sourdough, take three. – One of the most annoying breads I’ve ever baked and something I’ve been putting off for a while. Attempt 1 was a little stodgy in […]

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How to make Homemade… Proving Baskets

How to make Homemade… Proving Baskets

I write this from Shetland, my family home and where I grew up. Down sooth, in Glasgae, I live during term time. And when coming home for the summer, there’s a few things you absolutely cannot forget: dough scraper, digital scales, an array of cookbooks and, most importantly of all, proving baskets. Unfortunately, I left my […]

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Welcome!

Hullo!   This, I suppose, is my first blog post. This should be a momentous occasion (I’ve never had a blog before), but I’m ill and tired and have work tomorrow so will keep it brief. The whole big idea is to blog the progress of the Great British Bake-Off Series 3 as it airs, […]

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