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Love Your Jubilee Leftovers
Love Your Jubilee Leftovers

Has this Bank Holiday weekend left you with leftovers that’ll keep you going for weeks? We have just the recipes to help you out! Bank Holidays are great for celebrating and enjoying time off with friends and family but can often leave you feeling full, but still with...

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The Secret to Successful Homemade Doughnuts
The Secret to Successful Homemade Doughnuts

Do you love a good doughnut, but tired of always buying them? Tried making them at home, but it hasn’t gone quite right? Seen them on Bake Off, but never attempted it yourself?  In the words of Bob Marley, ‘Dough-nut Worry, about a thing’ as we have some simple...

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How to get a better job as a pastry chef
How to get a better job as a pastry chef

Let’s face it, getting a better job as a pastry chef is hard to imagine. When you’re working in a restaurant it is easy to look at the 15 hour day, dim working conditions and say ‘I wish I could do what I love and still actually have a life” The good news is that...

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The 3 best desserts to make for a party
The 3 best desserts to make for a party

The 3 best desserts to make for a dinner party So, you’ve planned the party, invited the guests, bought the booze but forgotten about the most important bit… the dessert! No worries, I’m going to give you my 3 best desserts that cover big gatherings, relaxed nights in...

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Different types of pastry
Different types of pastry

There are many different types of pastry that serve very different purposes. Knowing which one to use for what outcome is one of the most essential things to know when baking. Below I’m going to try and keep it short and sweet laying out the main different types of...

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Everything you need to know about food allergies
Everything you need to know about food allergies

The 14 Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis The most common 14 food allergens must be provided on food labels by law. Some are found in unexpected places so I’m going to lay out the sneaky ones to look out for. As well as the food allergies I’m going to explain what...

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The Best Baking Classes in London
The Best Baking Classes in London

Best Baking Classes in London Fancy getting out for a group class, or staying in for a baking class in your own kitchen? Here is our top 5 choices of baking classes in London. Turning you from micro chef to master chef in no time. Bread ahead Bread ahead are famous...

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Gluten Sensitivities
Gluten Sensitivities

Gluten Sensitivities The following 3 varieties of gluten sensitivity are adopted terms. These explain a varying degree of one of the causes of reactions to gluten or wheat. Since they are so widely used, it is important that it features in this list in order to...

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The best Christmas pudding recipe
The best Christmas pudding recipe

Love it or hate it Christmas pudding is a must on Christmas day. We have all had awful ones in the past and that can really put you off. Lucky for me, my Grandma has a fantastic recipe and always hands over a big pudding basin when I see her before Christmas for the...

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What is Gelatine made of?
What is Gelatine made of?

The first thing to understand when looking at gelatine is what it actually is. Gelatine is a colourless and flavourless ingredient, that is commonly derived from collagen from animals. It can come in two forms when used in baking, either a brittle sheet or as a...

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Aquafaba 
Aquafaba 

Vegan pastry work has grown massively in the last few years with substitutes for eggs, dairy and gelatine products popping up everywhere. Most of them can stand up to the original ingredients in terms of quality. One of these products is aquafaba. Aquafaba is...

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