Anna Berrill
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A food and interiors writer living in London, Anna has written for The Guardian, The Observer, TANK, Psychologies, and The Hub. She has worked for the BBC and Decanter and has risen to the baking boom.

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Great British Bake Off Winner Edd Kimber Reveals His Ultimate Scone Recipe

(2) Comments | Posted 17 September 2014 | (16:06)

Ah, the Great British Bake Off.

We’ve seen contestants battle it out over bagels, had their soggy bottoms checked by a neon-number clad Mary Berry, and our baking beliefs shaken to their very foundation by the great Baked Alaska meltdown. Perhaps one of our favourite things to...

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This Incredible Woman Will Be The First Person To Ever Cycle The Whole Length of The Alps

(0) Comments | Posted 30 July 2014 | (20:55)

Even thinking about cycling the UK coast to coast - all 140 miles of it - is enough to make us have a lie down.

Now imagine doing that 10 times over, plus some, and climbing some of Europe’s highest mountains in between.

That’s exactly what...

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Is Food the New Fashion?

(0) Comments | Posted 1 November 2012 | (21:50)

With millions tuning in to watch tears over flat bakes, soggy bottoms, collapsing cakes, and not forgetting that floral bomber jacket, this year's Great British Bake Off confirmed that we remain firmly in the grip of the baking boom. But whether you are inspired by bread baker Paul Hollywood's tricky...

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Hot Chocolates With Paul A Young

(1) Comments | Posted 3 August 2012 | (00:00)

Lavender is having its moment. The deep-purple fragrant flowers are breaking away from the world of patisserie, popping up in cocktails, teas and soups in restaurants and bars across the country. But in chocolatier Paul A Young's three royal purple boutiques nestled across London, lavender has been on the menu...

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Haute Confiture

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2012 | (00:00)

Take a revival in home baking, add a pinch of Kate Moss, a dusting of the Duchess of Cambridge and the result is well-risen sales in jam making equipment.

Every summer we descend on the Ile de Re and my first port of call is always their...

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Taking The Jubilee Biscuit

(0) Comments | Posted 30 May 2012 | (22:06)

The 1950s, the decade of the Queen's coronation, was a time of austerity, rationing, and simplicity in the baking stakes. From malted date cakes and cherry bakewells to pillow soft finger rolls, shortages meant that food was on everyone's minds.

And with yellow street signs popping up across London alerting...

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The Fat Fight

(0) Comments | Posted 20 May 2012 | (19:03)

I was recently told that by the end of a three course meal in most high end restaurants, you would have consumed about two and a half packs of butter. Now, granted you wouldn't want to do that every night of the week if that were true (and I'm not...

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Supermarket Swap

(0) Comments | Posted 3 May 2012 | (22:18)

With record numbers of people turning to food banks to help feed their families and with charities giving out an emergency supply of dried and tinned foods, an important movement in food is showcasing a new and economical way to shop for food.

Community co ops, otherwise known as...

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Don't Take My Picture

(0) Comments | Posted 16 April 2012 | (19:53)

Now, I like nothing more than devouring one cookbook after another, feasting on perfectly styled images of cakes, tarts, and marinated meats, followed by a flick through the recipe pages of the weekend magazines, but a new music video from The Key of Awsome! struck a particular chord. The song,...

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Don't Cross Buns

(0) Comments | Posted 6 April 2012 | (00:00)

Every holiday and religious celebration comes with a menagerie of delights for foodies, and even though Easter is only just approaching, supermarket shelves have been packed full of spiced hot cross buns and Cadbury Mini Eggs for months - and in some cases, they never stopped.

But with one...

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A Cut Above the Rest

(0) Comments | Posted 25 March 2012 | (20:00)

On cooking a Sunday lunch, I found myself with the unenviable task (as a vegetarian) of trimming a chicken. After a brief thumb through Delia's Complete Cookery Course and a few other choice cookbooks in search of a diagram, I opted for a consultation with my brother, before handing over...

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The Breakfast Club

(0) Comments | Posted 19 March 2012 | (23:00)

The nation's breakfast has moved on from just a bowl of Kellogg's cereal, rashers of bacon topped with HP Sauce and a mug of Yorkshire tea, to something a little more colourful. The first meal of the day has turned into an art form, but does this mean the end...

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