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Sarah Bailey’s Fruit And Nut Tray Bake


Sarah Bailey has been in touch and submitted this recipe for Fruit and Nut Tray Bake. From the pictures, it looks absolutely lovely! Most of the ingredients are most likely lurking in your cupboards. If they’re not then they are fairly cheap to buy and besides, you’re going to want to make lots of it so […]

Gluten Free Cooking, Top Tips You Need To Know


This infographic comes via SheKnows.com, and contains very useful information on removing gluten from your baking. If you have problems with gluten or cooking for someone who has, then these tips will be invaluable! Don’t forget to visit the link above as the author Mary McCoy lists some great gluten free recipes. We’ve also have plenty […]

Making Crumpets With Paul Hollywood


I know it’s summer, we’re waiting for the rain to go away and looking for a clear sky so we can light our BBQ’s with some kind of confidence. However, this is a Paul Hollywood video and he’s making crumpets. Is there anything more English than crumpets other than grilling sausages while holding an umbrella over […]

Shave A Few Pennies Off Your Food Bill With Approved Food


While surfing around I came across a UK retailer with a rather interesting premise. They sell food items that are near their ‘best by’ date, quite often with a large discount.  They do sell other items (household, health & beauty etc) but my interest is the food and I will explain why. First though, a […]

Stop Buying Tortillas, It’s Time You Started Making Your Own!


There are only a few good reasons for buying ready made food items from supermarkets, time saving is one of them and cost possibly the other. However, I like the idea that if I had the time I could actually make those items myself. Well, it might end up costing a little more but I will have learned new skills […]

We’re Talking Tortillas: Corn Tortillas 101


When last we left our discussion on tortillas we had delved into the wonderful world of soft, flour tortillas, exploring all of the options afforded to us by this versatile ingredient.  But. There is another side. There is a tortilla twin, virtually the same, yet with one differing factor. Ladies and gentlemen, I present for […]

How To Choose the Right Flour By Understanding Codes and Content


When it comes to baking, are you using the correct flour? You should be if you are following recipes but do you understand why that flour was selected? Each type of flour has particular qualities and knowing what they are is important. The flour you use depends on what you are making. Does it need to […]

How To Make Your Own Tortilla’s, It’s Easier Than You Think!


One of the most flexible items you can have in your kitchen cupboard is a bag of flour. There are tons of things you can make with it, cakes and breads are just two examples. Flour has become essential in baking but there are a range of things that you can make that don’t require […]

Can you make your own puff pastry? Here’s how!


One of the skills a chef must posses and one that many beginners would like to have, is pastry making. There are many different types including puff pastry, filo pastry, choux pastry and short crust pastry. The basic ingredients are the same but there are additions depending on the usage. You can buy a pack […]

Italian week: make your own Gnocchi, serve with gorgonzola!


Friday already! The weekend is coming and this is our last post for Italian week. Today we have chef Giorgio Locatelli demonstrating how to make Gnocchi. Seems fairly simple as it uses flour, eggs and potatoes. What really attracts me to this is the final dish he creates. The idea of Gnocchi with strong cheese sounds […]