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Why is it important to use eggs at room temperature when baking?

21 May 2015

From providing structure, texture and richness through to binding, giving flavour and providing a golden glaze for breads and pastries, eggs fill many roles when used in baking.
But are they best used chilled or at room temperature?

For baking, eggs are actually best used at room temperature and there are two main reasons for this:

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A guide to wholegrain gluten-free flours in baking

24 March 2015

Gluten-free baking is a tricky business. There is no one simple solution or explanation for substituting gluten-free flours for flours that contain gluten in your baking.


Cooking, Baking & Blending with Avocado

10 February 2015

Don’t be fooled by the word “fat” when we refer to the good fats in avocados. This superfood is not only good for you; it tastes absolutely delicious and can be used as an alternative for foods high in sugar and saturated fats!


Simple Tips for Decorating Biscuits

29 January 2015

It is so easy to give your plain vanilla biscuits or shortbread extra life by 'dressing' them up. Here are some simple decorating tips that will have your biscuits looking very smart!

Glace Icing - a simple glace icing (see recipe below) can be spread, piped or casually drizzled over your cooled baked biscuits. Dipping half of each biscuit in the icing also works well.

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Party entertaining tips

01 October 2014

It is that time of the year again, when we start planning parties and have friends and family over! Entertaining can sometimes be stressful. We've compiled a short list to help you relax and plan the perfect evening.

Your soiree attendees!

Deciding on guests can be difficult if you have limited space, so think first about the people who you simply couldn't imagine the party without and confirm their availabilities.