Learn Patisserie with former Claridges Patissier, Beverly Reed
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I’ve always been of the opinion if you want to do something well you should learn from an expert. So when I decided that I’d like to learn a bit more about making patisserie there was no better class to attend than one run by Beverly Reed. Beverly began her love affair with food after leaving catering college and making [&hellip

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Welsh Cakes By Post
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My friend Eironwy suggested that I try the Welsh Cakes made by J & L Occasional Cakes in Swansea. “They are as good as homemade”, she said. And Eironwy was right. For those of you who have never had a Welsh Cake, I will attempt to describe them. I think they are the perfect treat to have with your afternoon [&hellip

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Lavender Infused Shortbread Recipe
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The nice people at Sainsbury’s recently sent me some of their new Taste the Difference infused sugars to try. Available in lavender, vanilla and cinnamon they are designed to replace standard sugars in recipes. I’ve infused sugar with vanilla and cinnamon, myself, in the past but never lavender so I was eager to try this one out. Shortbread was the [&hellip

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Introduction to Baking Bread Course at the One Mile Bakery
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One of my enduring memories of childhood was going in ‘town’, with my parents, on a Saturday morning to do the weekly shop.  No Tesco™ in those days, Aberdare had a Fine Fare (anyone else old enough to remember Pink Stamps?) and apart from Boots and Woolworth’s that was about it for national chains. One of the highlights of our [&hellip

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The One Mile Bakery, Bread Soup and Jam
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South Wales based foodies and social media users can't fail, over the last few weeks, to have noticed the buzz that's been created by journalist, home cook and baker Elisabeth Mahoney's new venture The One Mile Bakery. There was such chatter at one point that I jokingly tweeted that I'd soon be opening an Estate Agents in Pontcanna as I was [&hellip

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