Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016
Sometimes I miss making baguettes.So last Saturday I made a few sourdough baguettes for the shop and they were gone before you know it.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
For those who don't know who I am well, I am the head baker at the WHITE GABLES ;) I am also good at a few other things than baking cakes and breads like writing and taking photos for example.
This is my behind the scenes account of the well advertised and anticipated event on the 29th of May 2016 at Enjoy From White Gables in Moycullen, Co Galway, Ireland
I did not take direct part in the Bake Off as was originally planned (being a judge) but they managed to squeeze me into the advertising material against my better judgement ;) Usually I avoid being in photos, I am more into taking the photos myself.
Here are the fabulous shots taken by Martina Regan Photography and cunningly organised and distributed by Lisa Regan Public Relations. The photos dominated all the papers during May for weeks!! People kept saying to me "I saw you in the papers, you are famous!!" Thanks, Martina :) Thanks Lisa!!!
This is me with my co-coworkers Cathal, Sandra and Lenka
We had some really fantastic judges and they had a very enjoyable time I think, every forkful of it!!
We had David Walsh, head Pastry Chef and Baker @ Rolys Bistro, food blogger Cathal MacBride from Glass of Red Wine and of course Dara Devaney, TV & Film Actor and IFTA Award winner.
Now I want to show you some of the fabulous cake entries that I managed to snap on the day of the big judging!!
I think everyone that showed up on the day had fun and a full belly after!! The atmosphere was pretty tense at some point but then again the first prize was really outstanding!!
Who wouldn't want to win a mixer like that?
Now let's follow the events of the evening!!
A quick teaser from Google to start with:
First there was the tasting by the judges and everyone else
Bring it on Michelle!! We want more cake to try!!
It was basically a real Stand Off ;)
Glass of red wine David Walsh
Revealing cake secrets
Then it was time for a break and regrouping outside for the final ceremony!!
The judges put their heads together to decide who is the winner
and here they are:
Final arrangements before the long awaited moment
And finally all the winners and Martina Regan Photography at work
Lisa Regan is always there to help
Posing with the winner Karena Hutton
Cathal MacBride from Glass of Red Wine
Michelle Burke with her special prize for her outstanding videos
Ann Dunne ready with the prizes
I won!! I won!!
The Winners Collages
There was a treat for everyone who took part and was nominated
The Cake category winner Karena Hutton
The three cathegory winners with Ann and Kevin Dunne
Another short videos from Google :-)
It was great fun at The White Gables Bake Off !!
Hope you enjoyed the photos taken by me, I hope you liked the star cake too!!
Two beautiful photos from Martina Regan Photography
Thanks for being here!!
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