Ruth’s Chat

Happy 80th Birthday Mary Berry!

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

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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!

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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.

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Bread Baking at Seasoned Courses

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The Pink Whisk curated sale at Joss&Main Today!

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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!  

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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

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

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#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.

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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. 

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