mum’s cooking

Dan, Dan the Baking Man

For me baking has always been, and always will be, about friends and family. I’ve never wanted to be a professional baker as 1. I don’t believe I am quite up to scratch yet and 2. Baking is at its most fun when you are baking for loved ones. I am also very lucky that I come from
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The building blocks of baking: basic sponge cake

I was taught how to make a sponge mix at a ridiculously early age, so young in fact that I can’t remember exactly when it was. My Mum taught me how to cook and by about age 8, she generally left me to it to cook cakes on my own, as her guidance was no longer needed. I want to
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