Baking thoughts, techniques and know-how
Scones are what I turn to when time is short and I want to bake something nostalgic and soul-warming. Scones have a reputation for being tricky to make, but in reality they are actually fast and simple, especially when you keep a few things in mind when making them.
From providing richness, flavour and colour to giving tenderness and that divine ‘melt-in-the-mouth’ texture, butter forms the cornerstone to many baking recipes.
Here I answer some of the most common questions about butter when used in baking...
Having a carefully selected collection of kitchen tools and appliances will save you a surprising amount of time when you bake. Here are my top five picks that will help ensure that you use your time in the kitchen most efficiently.