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Bake Off Bake Along | Pastry Week

So.. I may have consumed around a bottle and a half of wine before attempting this weeks Bake Off Bake Along. In my defence, I was at my Grandmother’s house for a sort of pretend Christmas before my little sister sods of to Canada for two years. When my sister, my Mum and I arrived just after lunchtime, the second half of the family were so drunk that there was nothing to be done but get caught up ASAP. By the time I remembered I was supposed to be making a hand raised pie, I was in absolutely no fit state to be making a hand raised pie. Given the circumstances, I feel that this had potential to go a lot worse. I mean, I have actually turned out something edible this week (a triumph, after last weeks abomination that I’m trying desperately to forget about), and it even looks half decent if captured from the right angle. I’m on the up, if we consider last week as a starting point. Regardless, this is once …