Whether you’re Scottish or not, celebrating Burns Night can be a whole heap of fun if you’re looking for a worthy excuse to get friends and family together in January… as long as everyone’s up for a little poetry, haggis and whisky of course!
We’ve got some incredibly exciting news for you today. Create and Craft have partnered up with Missouri-based baking brand, the Love Cooking Company, to bring you an impressive new range of bakeware products – with a twist. Oh no, these aren’t your ordinary cake tins […]
Stir Up Sunday is only days away – which means that the countdown to Christmas will finally begin! For those unaware, Stir Up Sunday is the last Sunday before Advent – making for the ideal time to prepare your Christmas puddings, following the age-old tradition.
Not only do we Brits love desserts, but they’re definitely a worldwide passion. This sweet course is the grand finale of a main meal, rounding off the evening in sugar-coated style. The term ‘dessert’ is a little vague – practically anything sweet can be counted […]
We come bearing extra special news this week. Well, if you’ve been living in your own little baking bubble. The 3rd October to the 9th October marks National Cake Week – a celebration of the art of cake making. But this week doesn’t only acknowledge […]
Botanical baking – a combination you’d not expect to find together. Plant-based recipes are not unheard of, but often shied away from in the kitchen. It seems somewhat strange to incorporate flowers you find growing in gardens and parks into your baking – but they’re […]
Pastry: notoriously difficult to make, yet incredibly satisfying when all goes well. This week commemorates pastries, tarts, parcels and balls – all made from ever-so-versatile pastry. From choux pastry and puff pastry, to shortcrust pastry and filo pastry, we’ve really got a diverse mix of […]
With fluffy sponges and creamy frosting, who can resist a scrummy cupcake! Bakers aprons on, whisks at the ready – it’s time to get our bake on to celebrate the return of National Cupcake Week! To equip you with the skills, recipes and tools you […]
Indulging in your favourite chocolate delight comes guilt free today as its… International Chocolate Day!
Mark Tilling, UK Chocolate Master 2006-2010, is Squires Kitchen’s Master Chocolatier and resident tutor. Mark has worked as a pastry chef at top hotels including The Lanesborough, Lainston House Hotel, Hotel du Vin and Le Pave d’Auge in Normandy, France, which boasts a Michelin star. […]
This beautiful cake has the look of sari fabric and is created using an inlaid design. Perfect for a summer celebration, this cake is sure to stand out and wow the crowd.
All aboard this magical toy train for an introduction on the techniques required to build up a simple sugar landscape and create a gorgeous treat a young one is going to love. This adorable children’s birthday cake also develops the skills you need for cake-decorating; simply cut-out […]