Ruth’s Chat

Happy 80th Birthday Mary Berry!

Stork_MB_anniversary_cake_02[1]

This past week has passed in an absolute blur of flour, sugar and eggs!

Read more...
Posted in Ruth's Chat, The Great British Bake Off | Leave a comment

Red Nose Red Velvet Cupcakes

 

If you’re still looking for something to bake for Red Nose Day this Friday then I have another fun and easy bake up my sleeve for you!

My Red Nose Red Velvet Cupcakes for Stork

You can get the recipe here including my usual step by step photos.

Read more...
Posted in Children, Cupcakes, Ruth's Chat, Treats | Leave a comment

Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2015

 I know lots of you enjoy the blog and my recipes and I am hugely honoured to discover that The Pink Whisk has been nominated in the Favourite Food Blog of the Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2015!

If you have a spare 5 minutes, I’d really appreciate you filling in the Food Awards survey and voting for your favourite brands, foods and of course blog – there are lots to choose from and any one of us would be very thankful for your vote.

Read more...
Posted in Ruth's Chat | 2 Comments

Bread Baking at Seasoned Courses

More Galleries | 1 Comment

The Pink Whisk curated sale at Joss&Main Today!

Banner-The-Pink-Whisk (4)

I love hunting down beautiful baking equipment and kitchen accessories and I’m always on the look out for something a little bit different.  I couldn’t resist the opportunity when Joss & Main approached me to work with them on a festive baking sale!  

Read more...
Posted in Christmas, In The Pink Whisk Kitchen, Ruth's Chat, Twelve Days of Christmas | Leave a comment

Why do cupcake cases peel?

 IMG_1559Oh the scourge of every baker – peeling cupcake paper cases!

They’re fine one minute, beautifully risen golden cupcakes on the cooling rack, turn your back for a minute and they’ve made a bid for freedom with the cases sagging and splitting right the way away from your cakes.

Read more...
Posted in Cupcakes, Ruth's Chat, Top Tips | 13 Comments

Don’t Miss my Joss & Main Sale!

Just a quick pop in and out to let you know of another exciting project I’ve been working on behind the scenes just recently!  I am pleased to say that I am the guest curator of a festive baking sale at Joss & Main this Thursday 13th November at 11.00am.

Read more...
Posted in Christmas, In The Pink Whisk Kitchen, Ruth's Chat, Twelve Days of Christmas | 1 Comment

Review: Lidl SilverCrest Food Processor (Stand Mixer)

I get asked to work with all sorts of companies to review all sorts of gadgets and kitchenalia,  mostly I don’t take up the offer but I thought this review was one you would be interested in.

Lidl have a stand mixer coming up for sale on 13th November in store and priced at a very reasonable £79.99 it would appear to be a good buy if it does what it claims to!

Read more...
Posted in In The Pink Whisk Kitchen, Review, Ruth's Chat | 19 Comments

Recipes from a Normal Mum – Holly Bell

No it’s not a mistake, you’re here at The Pink Whisk but I’m here to share Holly Bell’s fab new book!

Recipes from a Normal Mum by Holly Bell

 IMG_1543

I’m so thrilled to have a book of Holly’s on my cookbook shelf.  

Read more...
Posted in Giveaway, Ruth's Chat, The Great British Bake Off, Treats | 146 Comments

#lovemyfridge

 

 

It seems I have recipes all over the place at the moment, but I know this is one you’re going to enjoy.  I’ve joined Bosch in their #lovemyfridge campaign and shared with them my favourite leftover recipes.

BOSCH Chicken Honey Mustard Pie 178

Sunday roasts are a regular occurrence for my family, a trait I’ve inherited from my Mum (I still can’t do them as well as Mum can!)  Time being short during the week for hearty family meals I always try and plan to stretch that roast out into a meal for the week. 

Read more...
Posted in Pastry, Pie, Ruth's Chat | Leave a comment