Easter Biscuits

The girls decided this Easter to have a picnic on Sarah’s living room floor, complete with goodies from Fierro’s. S: “Do we each get a bag?” H: “Yes, there’s a bag for each of you!” Hazel made these Easter biscuits specially – the egg-shaped ones are plain shortbread, and the chick faces are dark chocolate.…… Continue reading Easter Biscuits

Fresh Breads (and other delectables)

Hazel’s first batches of bread came out of the oven this week! For this test, she made four scones (which are on the left), four bread rolls, and two bagels. The bagels need some work, but the scones and bread look okay. (They’re actually cornflour dough – this is the first time I’ve made anything…… Continue reading Fresh Breads (and other delectables)

A Baker’s Pantry

Shelves have been installed in Fierro’s back room! The process of filling them up took an afternoon… ….but it’s definitely worth it! It’s quite the baker’s pantry of flavours and decorations – I imagine the bulk bins of things like oats and yeast and such are on the wall behind the camera. We also mounted…… Continue reading A Baker’s Pantry

New Year’s Baking Supplies

First of all, Happy New Year! Some additions have been made to Fierro’s over the new year, mainly in the form of useful things like these gold plates, for serving diners. H: “The bigger two will be for sharing platters with lots of different sweets, and the smaller ones are for single biscuits, or cake…… Continue reading New Year’s Baking Supplies

Multipurpose Aprons

Inevitably, with baking (and running a business), messes happen. Fierro’s got some aprons today, so Hazel’s clothes won’t be permanently stained by anything. I spent ages trying to work out how to get the gathering attached to the top half, and this solution doesn’t look too bad once it’s on. There are no pockets, but…… Continue reading Multipurpose Aprons