Baking

The East London Enterprise Helping People Bake Their Way To Better Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A bakery in east London is supporting people with mental health problems by teaching them to make bread. Better Health Bakery, in Haggerston, is run b...

Beautiful Earl Grey Tea Cake With Lemon Curd Mascarpone Cream

Sam Stern | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

A fluffy, tender and light cake with a subtle tea flavour and gorgeous lemon curd filling. Topped with a light lemon curd flavoured mascarpone cream, this cake is best served with a cup of Earl Grey tea, and will last for up to two days. You will need 2 x 20cm cake tins and a wire rack for this recipe.

Mary Berry Launches Ready-Made Cakes Range After Years Of Persuading Us To Make Our Own

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

If Mary Berry still hasn’t convinced you to don an apron and lift your food mixer out of the loft, then you’re in luck, she’s about to launch he...

In Defence Of Beloved Bread

Bella Younger | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bella Younger

Bella Younger, a.k.a. Deliciously Stella, vlogs about why we shouldn't be afraid of carbs, why life is #BetterWithBread and how she wishes people took their food a little less seriously.

To The Competitive Mum With The Best Cupcakes

Catherine Wiltcher | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents
Catherine Wiltcher

'Mummy, there's a cake sale on tomorrow... What are you going to bake?' I glance up from my Facebook feed, my finger hovering nervously over the 'lik...

These Harry Potter-Inspired Vegan Recipes Are Utterly Magical

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Actress Evanna Lynch, known for her role as Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter, has turned her focus to cooking vegan treats. The 25-year-old animal activ...

Former GBBO Winner Creates World's Largest Jaffa Cake (And It's An Absolute Whopper)

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A former ‘Great British Bake Off’ winner has created the world’s largest Jaffa Cake, measuring a staggering four feet in diameter. The monster ...

The Best Recipes For Homemade Bread

Patric Morgan | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Patric Morgan

Nothing beats the smell of homemade bread. It is nutritious, incredibly cheap to make and stays fresh for longer than supermarket bought bread. Making bread at home is fun and it teaches the kids about baking.

Vegan Easter Cookies

Holly Jade | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

With only a few weeks until Spring and a month until Easter, I wanted to make some adorable and Instagram worthy pastel pink easter cookies using some of my favourite ingredients, raspberry, coconut and hazelnut.

How To Make Vegan Pancakes In Just Five Minutes

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Listening to your co-workers brag about how many pancakes they’ve scoffed can be annoying when you’re vegan. But you’ll want to indulge in Panca...

Ginger And Vanilla Sandwich Cookies

Emma Hollingsworth | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Hollingsworth

These are my new tea-time favourite. There's just something about the combination of spicy ginger cookies and creamy vanilla filling that equates to the ultimate win in my book, and when combined with a cuppa, well we're talking maximum 3pm bliss right here.

Blood Orange Layer Cake

Sam Stern | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

Blood oranges are in season at the moment so make the most of them whilst they are around! They are so vibrant and will brighten up any dish. This cake is a beautifully light sponge that is layered up with cream, blood orange curd and lightly caramelised slices.

Vegan 'Egg' Made From Algae Could Fulfil Your Wildest Baking Dreams

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If turning vegan has made your baking hobby more hassle than it’s worth, a new egg substitute could save the day. The product, aptly named Vegan Eg...

Apple Crumble Cake Recipe

Sam Stern | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

This combines two of my favourite things, apple crumble and ALL cake! The apple roses are an impressive touch and deceptively simple thing to make.

11 Healthy Breakfast Ideas From Instagram Foodie And Fitness Bloggers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

They say it is the most important meal of the day, but we are hardly brimming with inspirational breakfast ideas as we crawl out of bed. Instead we r...

Festive Christmas Cookies

Steph Matthews | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

I always loved the array of goodies I would make with my family growing up and sugar cookies were one of my favourites. The original recipe is my grandmother's and we've been making it for years.

Christmas Pudding Biscuits

Miranda Gore Browne | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Gore Browne

There's a chill in the air and the decorations are going up. It's the time of year for cosy log fires, mulled wine, time for friends and family, an ab...

Orange Pistachio Madeleines With Cardamom Butterscotch Sauce

Kathy Slack | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

Proust has a lot to answer for. All that chat about madeleines. It's elevated them to 'mysterious French delicacy' status, given them a rarified air of complexity. In fact, they are the work of mere moments and can be knocked out by the dozen with minimal effort.

Baking Safety: When Bake-Off Inspiration Doesn't Go To Plan

Alix Carey | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alix Carey

It's been a week since The Great British Bake Off final, and a new study from National Accident Helpline shows that one in four people haves been inspired to bake more. But, baking enthusiasts might not be reaching 'star baker' standard every time, as two thirds of people say they've injured themselves whilst baking or cooking.

Week 10 of The GBBO: Royal

Sarah Adams | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Adams

All images, unless stated, owned by the BBC. WARNING: This is jam-packed with The Great British Bake Off spoilers because - well - it's all about The...

11 Things To Do Now That GBBO Has Left Our Lives

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, Candice has been crowned winner of GBBO 2016 - airing for the last time on BBC - and a nation that bonded over a shared love of shop-...

What It's Like To Be A Contestant In The Great British Bake Off

Howard Middleton | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Howard Middleton

I remember my first day in the tent, someone started by giving us instructions on how to use the ovens and hobs but I didn't listen to a thing, being absolutely in awe of the situation. Now though, I look back and see that information could have come in handy.

Week Nine Of The GBBO: Patisserie

Sarah Adams | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Adams

Mel and Sue were drowning in French jokes. Plus there was that awkward moment when Mel and Sue joke about leaving the show and having enough... when in the future they will be leaving the show and will have had enough...

Week 8 Of The GBBO: Tudor

Sarah Adams | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Adams

Is 'Tudor' born to be a Bake Off theme? Or was it just the BBC sound team trying to prove their eerie Potter-style plucking soundtrack was worth the money?

How to Make a Truly Delicious Lemon Drizzle Blueberry Pie

Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Barrell

I'm a big believer that blueberries are one of the greatest fruits available, and they go super well with lemon. So, I thought I'd combine the two into a nice, summery pie to celebrate the end of my favourite season.