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Recipe: Make a Simnel Cake for Easter

There are many versions of the story of how the Simnel cake originated, so it is difficult to ascertain which one is actually true, so to save confusion we’ll not go into the details. What is known, is that nowadays it is made for Easter and decorated with marzipan...

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What is Blind Baking?

Blind baking is when a pastry case for a pie or tart is baked before adding the filling – it’s most important when you’re going to use a wet filling, such as custard. If a wet filling is poured over raw pastry it prevents the pastry base from cooking properly and will...

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How much pastry do I need?

Unless you are working to a specific recipe for a pie, tart or flan it’s not always easy to determine just how much shortcrust pastry is required. We can hear you asking, “how much pastry do I need?” Although the process of making a batch of shortcrust pastry is...

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Recipe: Parsnip Soup with Spicy Chorizo

This creamy, velvety soup is rich and comforting with a delicate sweetness from the parsnips which is perfectly complemented with pieces of crispy, spicy chorizo. It takes very little time to prepare and is perfect to enjoy anytime especially on a chilly evening....

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