Ruth’s Chat

The Pink Whisk Kitchen – Gadgets

So here is another little snippet of life in the new Pink Whisk Kitchen, and some of my favourite bits too – the gadgets! 

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Appliances – The Pink Whisk Kitchen

So you’ve seen the new kitchen, time for me to show you in a bit more detail. 

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Revealing the Pink Whisk Kitchen

I am hugely pleased, after almost a year since the work began, to reveal my completed new kitchen.

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It’s been a major task from the planning, budgeting, saving up(!), demolition, rebuilding and fitting out the new space, all whilst trying to retain some semblance of normal family life and to keep working from home through the lot!  

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GEFU Exact Rolling Pin – Review

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So tell me what sort of rolling pin you use?  I shall confess to having a love hate relationship with rolling pins, I’ve found they’re a baker specific item and we all have a favourite, even if we don’t realise.

For me they can’t have rotating ends otherwise I roll out like a woman deranged, I like a wooden one but it has to be glazed, I’m not keen on pins with turned ends as they mark the pastry, and pins with tapered ends – supposedly to roll a perfect circle, well you need 100 different rolling out techniques!  

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Favourite Food Blog – Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2015

Just a quick post from me today to very proudly announce that The Pink Whisk has been voted by readers as Favourite Food Blog in the Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2015!

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What an honour – thank you hugely to all of you who voted x

Really chuffed to bits to be listed along with some huge names!

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Happy 80th Birthday Mary Berry!

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This past week has passed in an absolute blur of flour, sugar and eggs! I have had the huge honour of working on a cake collaboration with Stork to create a celebration birthday cake for Mary Berry’s 80th Birthday this week!

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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!

My Red Nose Red Velvet Cupcakes for Stork

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

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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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