LCB’s guide to… creating a ‘showstopper’ macaron tower

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Le Cordon Bleu shares their tips on how to produce a ‘showstopper’ macaron tower Le Cordon Bleu London’s Head Pâstisserie Chef, Julie Walsh, shares the factors to consider before you start to produce a macaron tower or any showstopper: Timescale: Often, producing a showstopper requires a disproportionate amount of time. This is More...

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By Food Heaven On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Preparing Christmas desserts in advance

Le Cordon Bleu London share their essential tips, ideas and tools to help you prepare your best ever Christmas treats! There are some desserts that can be prepared months in advance, such as Christmas pudding, More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Pastry 101

It’s Pastry Week on Bake Off, so we’re getting back to basics with some pastry tips… There are many varieties of pastry, from sweet to savoury, puff to choux. Here are some pastry tips to help More...

By Food Heaven On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to baking with blackberries

Le Cordon Bleu provides tips on baking with blackberries and other autumnal fruits When it comes to baking techniques, Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs have a world of knowledge and possess some of the best skills and More...

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By Food Heaven On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to… 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, More...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...