Baking thoughts, techniques and know-how
Simplicity - the key to baking success?
18 Oct 2017 - Anneka ManningWe all want to impress. We want to bake something fabulous, something that everybody will love. However, fabulous doesn’t have to mean complicated. Choosing a simple recipe is sometimes the key to achieving success in the kitchen.
How to feed, maintain, store and use your sourdough starter
15 Sep 2017 - Anneka ManningA practical, step-by-step guide with tips, tricks and timelines on how to make, feed, maintain and use your sourdough starter. What is a sourdough starter?...
Why is it best to use fresh eggs at room temperature when making a sponge cake?
19 May 2015 - Anneka ManningWhen making a sponge cake eggs are whisked with sugar to increase their volume and lighten them, resulting in the characteristic fine crumb and light...
How to avoid the 'nasties' when packing your kids' lunch boxes
17 Oct 2014 - Anneka ManningWhat did you put in your kids' lunch boxes today? Did you find it hard to fill them with yummy, but healthy, snacks? Believe me, I know how...