I was going to write about my father*. But the TV is on, and there is the Great British Baking Show ... Masterclass, where the two judges, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, are doing the baking!!! And they are showing us what their secrets are. Let's see what Mary Berry does with a madeira cake.
She adds candied lemon peel! I know how to do that. I will have plenty of lemons on the tree soon.
But Black Forest gateau is on the list for today's episode as well; I will hold out for that.
*It's his birthday. He would have been 95 today.