BakeClub Blog

Baking thoughts, techniques and know-how

Getting to know your oven
28 Nov 2023 - Anneka Manning
Ovens, a key requirement for baking, can vary enormously in accuracy and usability from one to the next. On top of this, home cooks quite often don’t know how to get the most from their oven when baking...
Which type of meringue should I use?
28 Nov 2023 - Anneka Manning
Meringue is a simple combination of whisked egg whites and sugar, but it is the technique used to bring them together that determines the type of meringue you end up with. Here we look at the three main types (Swiss, French & Italian).
Why Baking Can Relieve Your Anxiety
18 Mar 2020 - Anneka Manning
There is no doubt that we have found ourselves in extraordinary times. And it’s not unusual to feel unsettled, unsure and a bit anxious about what is going on at the moment with COVID-19 affecting all aspects of our daily lives and thoughts.
The Pros and Cons of Silicone Bakeware
09 Mar 2018 - Anneka Manning
Silicone bakeware is still a little mysterious to many home cooks. Many of us regularly use silicone spatulas and other kitchen utensils but when it...
Gifts From the Heart (and Your Kitchen)
23 Dec 2013 - Anneka Manning
I don’t have to remind you there are only 2 days until Christmas... But, if you still haven’t found those 'gifts with love', don’t worry, there...