Summer's here (In case you didn't get the memo) and while it's looking distinctly like another classic washout, hopefully in true stoic British style you're pretending the sun has got his hat on and getting those pasty limbs out anyway 🙂 So regardless of the ever unreliable forecast, gather your friends and celebrate anyway. And let's face it, what better excuse than a country in turmoil [...]
Here's a quick video from me on saving egg whites the easy way, so next time you have a few spare, don't throw them away follow my tips instead 🙂 Happy Baking!
Growing up, Easter only really meant two things to me; chocolate and holidays. Now there's only the occasional Easter egg to scoff but the excuse to do some chocolate themed baking lives on. When asked to come up with an Easter chocolate dessert recipe for Aldi that was aimed at adults, I could see no better excuse than this to add a splash (pouring) of alcohol and furthermore what a brilliant [...]
Tempering chocolate for making decorations or for dipping doesn't have to be complicated, here's my video tips on doing it the easy way! Happy Baking 🙂
For those who aren't keen on the traditional, fruit filled Christmas cake (including me) here's my recipe for a festive alternative gingerbread cake with orange cream cheese icing, candied fresh cranberries and iced gingerbread trees. Unlike a traditional fruit cake, this recipe doesn't need to be made in advance and although there's several steps to complete they're surprisingly simple, considering the finished effect. The cake batter itself [...]