Baking Aid: Top 10 Hazardous Bakes

As somebody who is obsessed with baking, I have spent countless hours in the kitchen, so when it comes to kitchen safety I admit I’ve learnt the hard way. Practicing new techniques, recipes and equipment while exciting, has come at a price and I can prove that with the scars on my knuckles and arms. I like to think of them as my war wounds that could tell a thousand stories. However, on a serious note with 26% of us feeling inspired to get baking since the latest series of GBBO it’s becoming more important to raise awareness of what potential hazards… View Post

Halloween Bark with Cake Angels

Who else loves a themed bake? Halloween is one of my favourite times of year. Firstly, it’s the only time of year where over-the-top fancy dress is appropriate, and secondly, when it’s over we can officially start counting down to Christmas.  We may not be as elaborate as our neighbours across the Atlantic BUT year on year as a nation we do invest more time and money into celebrating it. I spend the months leading up to the 31st October jotting down creative ideas or researching for inspiration but sadly when time comes I usually only get the chance to test out less than half of what I intended. That’s… View Post

Coffee Honeycomb

Autumn has finally arrived, the leaves are crisp the air is cool, the sky is blue and I am as happy as a dog with two tails. Yesterday was the very first Sunday in my new house where I didn’t have a paintbrush in one hand and a piece of sandpaper in the other and the only way I know how to celebrate such a lift triumph is to bake. I rose smugly from the sheets of my brand new Next Home bed, slipped into my Sunday comfies, swapped the paintbrush for my wooden spoon and baked my butt away… View Post