Tag archive for ‘Tips and Advice’
baking tips for beginners - ingredients
By Anna Lewin On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Britt Box’s top 10 baking tips for beginners

Whether you’ve recently started baking, want to brush up on your skills or are always keen to learn more tips and tricks, this list is for you! Britt Box shares her top 10 baking tips for beginners to help you More...

National Trust
By Sarah Williamson On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

A summer full of berries – tips and recipes from the National Trust

A summer full of berries – gardening tips and recipes from the National Trust As the summer sunshine shimmers above the garden, there is something ever so nostalgic about picking fruits in the summer warmth. Summer More...

how to make self raising flour
By Sarah Williamson On Monday, July 6th, 2020

How to make Self Raising Flour

 No self raising flour in the cupboards? No problem! Here’s how to make your own… With less frequent shopping trips and irregular grocery deliveries during this time, you may not be able to get hold More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

10 Reasons Why Homemade Bread is Brilliant For You

Thinking about making homemade bread? Here’s 10 reasons why you should! Ah bread, it’s one of the most versatile pantry staples out there. Freshly made? You can’t beat a loaded sandwich. Toasted? Top with More...

By Food Heaven On Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Top tips for making great pancakes

Our top tips for making flippin’ fabulous pancakes: With Shrove Tuesday on the 25th of February this year, it’s time to boost your skills with our top tips for making great pancakes! 1. If you have More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Le Cordon Bleu’s guide to… last minute desserts

Julie Walsh, Head Pâtisserie Chef at Le Cordon Bleu London, shares her advice on how to make a great dessert even when you’ve left it until the last minute. Stressed spelt backwards is desserts… but for More...

guide to sugar
By Food Heaven On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Baking Guide to Sugar

Read our guide to sugar to find out more about which sugar should be used for which bake! With the sugar aisle bursting with varieties, knowing which to use in your baking can be hard. This guide explains their More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

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 Monday, October 21st, 2019

Baking Tips from Bake Off’s Val Stones

Baking tips and twists on traditional bakes from Val Stones, the Cake Whisperer. From 2016’s The Great British Bake Off, Val is perhaps remembered most by her special cake listening skills! Now the Stannah More...

By Food Heaven On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

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...