Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to… baking with fruit

baking with fruit

Julie Walsh, the Head Pâtisserie Chef of Le Cordon Bleu, one of the leading schools for culinary arts, wine and management, has shared some tips for choosing the right fruits for your recipes, desserts and cakes, using a variety of culinary techniques. Fruits Fruits fall into five categories: fruits with stones; citrus fruits; exotic or tropical More...

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how to bake and ice a number cake
By Food Heaven On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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How to… Bake and ice a number cake

Number cakes are a fun way to celebrate. They are adaptable and always look great as a centrepiece. Here’s how to bake and ice a number cake – Britt Box from She Who Bakes (shewhobakes.co.uk) A lot of number More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Biscuit 101

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

icing biscuits
By Food Heaven On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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A beginner’s guide to icing biscuits

If you’d like to try decorating your freshly baked biscuits with royal icing but don’t quite know where to start, help is on hand. Following on from the lovely rocket biscuits Hayley Evans from Temper More...

watercolour buttercream
By Food Heaven On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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How to… make watercolour buttercream

Creating watercolour buttercream is a simple yet effective technique – Britt Box from She Who Bakes (shewhobakes.co.uk) shows you how to get the perfect finish! I love this effect on cakes. It’s so simple More...

LCB british royal icing
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to… British royal icing

Ever wondered where British royal icing got it’s name? Let Le Cordon Bleu London fill you in… Leading culinary arts and management school, Le Cordon Bleu London, have delivered some top tips for creating More...

top tips for baking in the heat
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Top tips for baking in warm weather

Baking in warm weather can be a challenge, but these tips might help… Did someone say heatwave?! While we’re all donning short sleeves and open-toed shoes, sitting out in the sun and generally loving life More...

Naked cake 3
By Food Heaven On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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How to: Make a naked cake

Ever wondered how to create the naked cake finish? She Who Bakes tells all here… The naked cake is a trend that is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Britt Box from She Who Bakes shares her foolproof More...

Best afternoon tea
By Food Heaven On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to… creating the best afternoon tea

Whether you’re new to afternoon tea culture or a seasoned pro, these tips to creating the best afternoon tea will stand you in good stead! The best afternoon tea can be a great opportunity for you to reveal More...

Ombre Cake Britt Box
By Food Heaven On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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How to: Make an ombre cake

Want to create a striking ombre cake? It’s easier than you might think! Britt Box from She Who Bakes shares her foolproof step-by-step guide to getting it right when it comes to ombre cakes… Ombre, (meaning More...