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How to use a Piping Bag

Piping bags are one of the most important pieces of equipment for any pastry chef. In this post, we provide tips on how to fill piping bags and how to use them.

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How to make Toffee Sauce

Toffee sauce is simple to make, and should be a key staple for any pastry chef, as it can very versatile and be use for different desserts. See our recipe here.

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How to use Gelatine Leaves

Understanding how to use gelatine is important, as it can cause significant problems with your finished product if you do not use it properly. Find out more here.

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How to make Sourdough starter

Looking to make a sourdough starter from scratch? Our pastry chefs have created a step-by-step recipe that is easy to follow and simple to make.

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How to make Egg Wash

Egg wash is a crucial element in baking, especially in the production of pastries. Find out how to make egg wash in this blog post.

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How to tell if an Egg is Fresh

Eggs are one of the key ingredients in baking. In this post, our chefs will take you through two ways of checking the freshness of your eggs

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How to Zest a Lemon

Lemon zest is most commonly used for flavouring desserts. In this article, our chefs share two methods on how to zest a lemon.

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Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Chocolate ganache is one of the most important recipes to learn and can be used to create layered cakes and poured on top of cakes. Follow our recipe here.

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How to Segment an Orange

Orange segments can be added as a fruity flavour and texture to complement a variety of desserts. Follow our step by step guide on how to segment an orange here.

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Chocolate Glaze Recipe

Our chocolate glaze is simple to make and is the perfect coating for cakes, doughnuts and brownies. Find the recipe here.

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How to cut Mango

In this guide, our professional chefs will take you through two simple method of how to cut a mango.

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How to cream butter and sugar

Creaming butter and sugar is a key skill to understand for many recipes. Learn more about the process in this guide provided by our professional chefs.

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Chocolate mousse recipe

Our chocolate mousse recipe is easy to make at home and only requires a couple of ingredients. Follow our step by step video recipe here.

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Creme Brulee Recipe

Crème Brulee is a highly popular restaurant dish but can be easily made from the comfort of your own home. Take a look at our recipe here.

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How to make Pastry Cream

A good pastry cream is a cornerstone of every pastry chef’s skill set. Take a look at our super simple starter recipe created by our professional pastry chefs.

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How to knead bread dough

Kneading bread dough is quite a simple process, but important to get right. Take a look at our top tips on how to make great bread dough.

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The Best Knife Sets

With many available brands and types of knives, it can be hard to understand which ones you need. Read our guide to help you decide on the best knife set for you.

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How to make Chocolate Sauce

It’s vital for pastry chefs to learn how to make a good chocolate sauce as it can be used in many desserts. Our recipe is quick and easy and can be made at home.

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