Category Archives: The Building Blocks of Baking

A baking series that looks at the basics of baking. From butter, sugar and flour to the best type of oven and all about raising agents.

Beers with Breakfast comes to Norwich

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Don’t we all deserve to be treated with dignity?

I want to share two things with you today – a short story and an old Gypsy recipe.  Off we trot to Waitrose to have a mooch and of course partake of the free coffee on offer (I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Apple and cinnamon hot cross buns …

Hot cross buns are a traditional Easter favourite and I want to share a recipe I have adapted that creates the most wonderfully moist and delicious apple and cinnamon hot cross buns. History of the Hot Cross Buns The first … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Series – Raspberry and Almond Slice

This was the most favoured cake on the afternoon tea menu.  It is deliciously moist and uses fresh raspberries to cover the base although I am sure you could use a variety of fruits.  There are three components to the … Continue reading

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Chicken, apple and red cabbage puff pastry pie ..

After watching last weeks food and drink I was inspired by Monica Galletti cooking with her children at least once a week.  I thought if Monica can do that then I’m sure I can try as well.  It probably won’t … Continue reading

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Can you copyright a recipe? No …

I do a lot of research when I bake or cook anything.  I look at many different recipes, try a few, adapt them to make the more to my taste.  I once came across a well-known professional cake bakers page and they … Continue reading

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Tips for Baking with Children …

Are you planning a party for your little one soon?  Here are top party tips. 1 – Ask you child what they want This is the time when you get to make your child feel special.  Ask them what they … Continue reading

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