Learn Summer Baking from Lyndey Milan

Lyndey Milan’s Summer Baking Secrets – Season 1 It is summer. Let’s learn summer baking secrets from Lyndey Milan. In this  video, you will learn how to make breads, cakes, muffins, tarts and many more.  Writer Deborah Frieze Producer Dreamscape Media, LLC Part of the Lyndey Milan’s Summer Baking Secrets series The excitement surrounding baking in Australia is hotter than ever in 2016, as seen in a new series of Lyndey Milan’s Baking Secrets, this time with summer baking at the heart of the kitchen. Lyndey Milan’s Summer Baking Secrets is jam-packed with mouth-watering, show-stopping baked goods that look impressive, but are easily re-created so any home cook will look like quite the expert. Over six episodes, Lyndey draws on her 30 years of experience in the Australian food industry to create gorgeous occasion cakes, tarts, crumbles, pies and breads. If you can bake it, she can make it and tell you how to make every recipe a winner. Episode 1 EPISODE 121 MIN. Breads, cakes and muffins are the stars of this show as Lyndey creates both sweet and savoury muffins; individual strawberry sponge puddings with a sweet strawberry sauce; the simplest yet most impressive chocolate fudge cake and a rich, warm and enticing fig, fennel and hazelnut loaf with labna. Episode 2 EPISODE 222 MIN. There are not one but 2 show-stopping cakes in this show. Lyndey begins with an all-occasion “Naked Cake” that’s sure to impress. Then she wraps up the show with her re-invention of the classic Bombe-Alaska with caramelised stone-fruit. In between there’s a luscious plum and almond crumble pie and a delicious mushroom strudel, wrapped in puff pastry for an entrée or stunning vegetarian main. Episode 3 EPISODE 320 MIN. They say good things come in small packages, and this show has some sweet little coconut cupcakes created from Lyndey’s mother’s original recipe. There’s also honey macadamia wafers with Baked caramelised mangoes and tempting home-made lamb sausage rolls. Plus if you’re into gluten–free, Lyndey bakes a moist carrot and zucchini slab cake. Episode 4 EPISODE 421 MIN. This episode is seething with baked goods that pack a flavor punch! In the kitchen, Lyndey creates Mexican & Turkish inspired Brunch Tarts, really fresh for summer. Whole fish in a salt crust with gremolata, perfect for a light summer lunch. The chocolate, marshmallow & pretzel slice won’t last long and the hit of your next dinner party will be a stunning Orange and lime marmalade trifle. Episode 5 EPISODE 522 MIN. Prawns are a perennial summer favourite and Lyndey bakes them in their own little parcels in this episode. There is also a colourful roasted summer tomato tart, Pear and gingerbread loaf with Pear crisps and Lyndey illustrates how easy choux pastry can be for the home baker with her very pretty Paris Brest with rosewater and berry cream. Episode 6 EPISODE 621 MIN. No –one wants the oven on for too long in summer so Lyndey re-invents the roast chicken, baked for a short period with a succulent chutney glaze. She makes some adorable Macadamia chocolate biscuits, perfect with a cuppa. There are delightful vanilla bean cheesecakes that sit on a sweet pecan cinnamon crust and Lyndey devises yet another impressive cake with layers of hazelnut meringue, sitting on heavenly beds of vanilla cream and topped with opulent edible summer flowers. -Hongmei, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian