Categories for Baking

Don’t be shy – it’s coconut time!

June 18, 2012 12:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As the summer makes a (tentative) appearance, certain products become more popular here in the shop. One of the most interesting products we stock is pure coconut oil: a really beautiful ingredient, a jar filled with faintly shimmering, translucent white liquid. One of our staff described it as ‘liquid mother of pearl’.

Extract not essence – the best for baking

April 26, 2012 11:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Sometimes, when you are cooking, it is the smallest ingredient that can make the difference and raise a 'good' dish up to one to be really proud of. For this reason, when baking, you should look for 'extracts' rather than 'essences'.