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Penny

Blind Designer

Super-moist boiled fruit cake free demonstration 1030 Monday 11 July.   Register at: Even blind people can design buildings: three house extensions, a house façade and an internal redesign to my name.   I just need someone expert in the materials…

National and International Themes

Following publication of the globe-trotting recipe book www.pennymelville-brown.com I’ve been nominated for the National Diversity Awards (lifetime achievement) I can share this apparent accolade without boasting, confident that there’s no chance of winning.   My nomination scraped in on the…

Reward for Great Escape.

The Baking Blind book www.pennymelvillebrown.com has some great chocolate recipes (the easiest French mousse; a wickedly indulgent Australian “mud cake”).   Next week’s free on-line demo at 1030 Monday 13 June will star more naughtiness with a vegan chocolate cake and…

Chocolate treats

Calling all cooks (sighted or not).   The next on-line demo on Monday 13 June at 1030 is wickedly featuring chocolate: a vegan cake and indulgent brownies. You can join us for free at: Facebook: Eventbrite: My guest that…

World Baking Day 17 May 2022

A special day for sharing the book launch video and refining the Brownie recipe ready for the next on-line demo.   Did you try anything different or new?   Perhaps, next year, we can make more of the international event. Talking…

Celebrate the power of food on World Baking Day

Hampshire’s Penny Melville-Brown is whipping up a batch of brownies to mark World Baking Day on 17 May. The delicious cakes will feature in her next on-line demonstration for other visually impaired people across the county in June. Author of…

Celebrate the power of food on World Baking Day

Hampshire’s Penny Melville-Brown is whipping up a batch of brownies to mark World Baking Day on 17 May. The delicious cakes will feature in her next on-line demonstration for other visually impaired people across the county in June. Author of…

Launch success

I survived the first book signing event and “A cook’s tour: Baking Blind goes global” is also available worldwide on Kindle (with clickable links to 50+ demos £9.99) and Amazon (£12.99 -£10.41 with Prime).   It was tricky writing names, greetings…

Little things….

It must be over a year since the essential plate warmer on my venerable and near-vintage cooker gave up the ghost.   Of course, in this throw-away economy, getting a replacement part was impossible.   What manufacturer expects wildly expensive kit to…

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