Bread 101

Bread tips

From kneading to proving to baking, sharpen your bread making skills with our bread top tips. Bread week of The Great British Bake Off has inspired us to try our hand at homemade bread. We thought we’d share a few of our top tips with you, as well as some links to useful bread recipes. Troubleshooting tips Dough not rising? If your dough isn’t More...

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Macaroon making
By Food Heaven On Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Learn the French classics: macaroons

Find out more about macaroon making at Le Cordon Bleu, London in this baking class review by Eleanor Ford.   With their fluffy light meringue and indulgent ganache filling, classic French macaroons are a delight More...

Lemon Yogurt Cake
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Cake 101

We all love a good cake, and with these troubleshooting tips, you’ll be baking them perfectly in no time. Week 2 of The Great British Bake Off saw the bakers attempt to wow the judges with all things cake! Though More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Biscuit 101

Soggy or dry? Too chewy or too crumbly? Grow your skills with our biscuit top tips. As The Great British Bake Off kicked off last night with biscuit week, we thought it only fair to share everything that we’ve More...

By Food Heaven On Friday, August 24th, 2018

How to use silicone moulds – a step-by-step guide

We’re all about these beautiful gemstone-shaped silicone moulds! Learn how to create perfect shapes every time with these expert tips and tricks. Britt Whyatt from She Who Bakes shares her secrets to using More...

Expert tips for setting up a baking business from home
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Expert tips for setting up a baking business from home

Have you always dreamed of baking and selling sweet treats for a living? Running a business from your own kitchen takes perseverance and lots of planning but, for talented cooks who are ready to put in the work, More...

Best Buys flower cutters
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Best buys… flower cutters

Though often the most intricate of tasks when it comes to sugar work, you’ll be able to create beautiful flowers easily with these fantastic cutters. Pretty Witty Cakes 3-Piece Heart-Shaped Flowers Cutter More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

How to start your own cake business

…with Le Cordon Bleu alumna, Peggy Porschen. Le Cordon Bleu is a renowned culinary arts institute across the globe making it one of the most sort after qualification for aspiring chefs. Graduates obtain in More...

Top baking hacks Belling
By Food Heaven On Friday, May 4th, 2018

3 hacks to help you get that perfect bake

There are few things more disappointing than taking a bake out of the oven to find that things haven’t gone to plan. You can have followed the recipe to the letter, but sometimes that’s not quite enough! More...

top tips for baking in the heat
By Food Heaven On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Top tips for baking in warm weather

At last, the sun has finally arrived! While we’re all donning short sleeves and open-toed shoes, sitting out in the sun and generally loving life again, it’s no secret that the warm weather can have an effect More...