Monthly Archives: June 2012

Churros & Chocolate Sauce

I’ve been meaning to make these for what seems like forever.  

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Thermapen Giveaway

There’s one bit of kit in the kitchen I use time and time again and it’s a Superfast Thermapen digital thermometer.  

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Posted in Giveaway, Ruth's Chat | 229 Comments

Jam Jamboree – Pimp My Jam

This week it’s the JamJamboree, a celebration of all things fruity and jammy that comes in a jar!

Jam is experiencing something of a revival thanks to JamJamboree founder Clippy McKenna,  who is the Queen of pimped up jam. Checkout the recipes for her Tutti Frutti, Raspberry Ripple and Toffee Apple jams, it’s clear that jam-making isn’t just enjoyed by the WI, but is funky and a lot of fun!

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How to Scale Up a Cake Recipe

Not a recipe today after all the wedding cake antics I have a lot of catching up to do!

A question I get asked a lot is how to change a recipe to bake it in a bigger or different sized tin.

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Posted in Cake, Decorating, How To, Ruth's Chat, Sugarpaste, Wedding | 54 Comments

Tale of a Wedding Cake

Hello all – please forgive me for the lack of recipes of late I have had a huge project on the go…

A wedding cake for my sister Charlotte and her husband!

 It’s all over and done with and whilst I considered blogging each step for you the design of the cake was a surprise for Mr & Mrs Rodgers so I couldn’t give the game away.

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Posted in Cake, Decorating, Ruth's Chat, Sugarpaste, Wedding | 60 Comments