If you share our love of simple cooking pleasures, like baking a sponge cake or whipping up super-thin crepes, you’re in luck! We’re giving away two Betty Twyford mixers.
It’s World Baking Day, and we’re celebrating with our favourite cake recipes.
Bomboloni: delightful to say, even more delightful to eat. And possibly even onomatopoeic, if you attempt to exclaim “bloomin’ lovely!” while you’re eating them! Doughnuts fulfil a basic human craving the world over and countless countries have their own spin on them – there’s the French beignet, the Turkish tulumba and the Israeli sufganiya to name but a fraction…. Continue reading
Get everyone’s favourites on the table with our laid-back Easter brunch, featuring a new take on an old classic: brioche hot cross buns
With four cake and biscuit recipes to choose from, April’s issue of The Simple Things is a baker’s dream come true. Want more? These dark chocolate and raspberry tarts are pastry perfection
Make your mother’s day with a batch of madeleines, fresh from the oven, with our recipe
Scatter the cushions and get on the floor for a zesty, aromatic supper that’s made for sharing. Food stylist and photographer Chantelle Grady produces exclusive recipes and sumptuous photography for a ten page feature in the magazine this month. Try her spiced coffee and almond fekka recipe tonight. SPICED COFFEE Your cafetiére won’t know what’s… Continue reading
What better way to spend Easter break than baking? But, before you head into the kitchen take note of these top tips from book author and baker Lily Vanilli. – Don’t skip the science bit – read up on how baking works, understanding why a particular method is in place will make you a much… Continue reading
To celebrate the release of Issue 8 today Rachel Ball from Elephantine has stopped by the blog to share her recipe for almond biscotti. We suggest you enjoy these biccies with a foamy latte and the newest issue of The Simple Things. Almond Biscotti with Maple Glaze (makes a dozen) 1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour… Continue reading
Sukaina from Sips and Spoonfuls has stopped by to share this delicious recipe for a simple tiramisu. Whip this up in less than an hour to share and enjoy with friends and family. Ingredients: 2 cups whipping cream 3 egg yolks * 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup mascarpone cheese 2 cups… Continue reading