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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.  

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Why do cupcake cases peel?

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

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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.

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. 

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Win a KitchenAid 4.8L Artisan Stand Mixer

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In a colour of your choice!!!

I can’t tell you how excited I am to bring you this giveaway,  I know there’s lots of you who would love a KitchenAid stand mixer in your kitchen.

I’ve been working with KitchenAid just recently with the launch of their new blog, Serious About Food.

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Baking with Flora Buttery

Lets talk margarine and spreads – are you in the butter camp or do you swear by a spread or margarine?

Hands up, I’m not a huge fan of the latter.  Depending on the brand I can taste it in baking.  

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Live Online Today!

 Today at 1pm (UK) join me here live to chat about all things baking and for a good look through my new book Creative Eclairs!

You can watch in the screen below but if you fancy joining in and taking part in the interactive Q&A  then head here and follow the instructions to join the hangout.

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