Tag Archives: baking

THE BAKER, MANNA HOUSE, EDINBURGH


Meet The Baker….
Monkfish tails takes you behind the scenes at the Manna House Bakery in Edinburgh….read all about Drew Massey and his artisan baking, his passion for bread and our 5am alarm call…
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INTRODUCING MS RED VELVET, ALL THREE TIERS OF HER…


A rather quick post from me and one that doesn’t really need much chat (you’ll be pleased about that….). Introducing Mymonkfish’s wicked three tier red velvet sponge cake with cream cheese frosting made especially for the lovely ladies (and the odd gent) of the ‘Edinburgh Cake Ladies’.

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THE JAMMIEST OF HEARTS…MY RED VALENTINE

Not sure I need to say that much about what you see before you except that they’re jammy, they’re scrumptious, one is not enough (true about most of the baking activities I undertake) and of course they are very very romantic 😉 Continue reading

MAMA MAMA MIMI AND HER GLORIOUS BAKEHOUSE


Of late this blog mostly seems to have been about cake….OK OK, I hear you, it’s been ALL about cake – so I thought I’d finish the ‘ongoing theme’ off nicely (for a while) with a review of Mimis Bakehouse, the new ‘cake kid on the block’ down in lovely sunny Leith.

What better way to spend a lazy sunday afternoon than with a pot of tea or two……. Continue reading

NIGELLA AND HER FESTIVE TOP COAT…


Saturday afternoon was spent with Nigella with one very important mission in mind, that of icing my lovely Christmas cake  – Nige.  Maybe a little over familiar considering I’m going to be eating him (!!) but we’ve become extremely close during the last few weeks.   Myself and Ms Lawson baked Nige a few weeks ago at our own stir up saturday party and he’s been tucked away in the Hillside pantry since then. Continue reading