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Baking again?

During these lockdown days, we flit from the laptop to the hand mixer with relative ease, baking sweet treats and comfort food.  My WhatsApp messages are filled with images of home baked goods, recommended recipes, along with random messages with … Continue reading

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Caketastic competition

Every year the Telegraph Hill festival in South East London, hosts an annual cake competition.  Each year there are set themes and bakers and cake decorators can enter a cake based on the themes.  The festival is open to the … Continue reading

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Baking back in time

Excuse me while I indulge in a little nostalgia…I can remember baking with my mother, or to be honest, watching her bake.  She rarely used a recipe; she tended to add her ingredients by eye and to taste.  But she … Continue reading

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Baking on my mind

It’s all about the bake, the bake, the bake…

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Another slice for Christmas

If you know someone who loves baking, or the Great British Bake Off, they’ll love this book for Christmas. “The Great British Bake Off: Another Slice” (published by Hodder), features the tears, the triumphs and the tents. The book showcases … Continue reading

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Scone with the wind

I met a friend for lunch at the British Library, last week. I arrived early and had some time to kill, so went into the bookshop and stumbled upon ‘Scone with the Wind’ by Victoria Sponge (published by Virgin Books). … Continue reading

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Just a spoonful of sugar

We all love some sweetness in our cakes. Here are a few sugary top tips for bakers: • If you want to reduce your sugar intake for health reasons, such as diabetes, use sweeteners as an alternative to sugar. Be … Continue reading

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Baking power

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Hope you had a cool yule

I must be honest. I needed to make a festive cake for an event…Pronto! I’m not sure why, but I went back in time (waaay back), to my Home Economics class in secondary school. One of the things we were … Continue reading

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What’s on the table, Mabel?

If you’ve not seen the advert with Monty and Mabel, where in the world have you been? I popped into John Lewis the other day, just to do some last minute shopping (my husband keeps reminding me that I keep … Continue reading

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