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Using Styrofoam and Centre Poles
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Using Styrofoam and Centre Poles

When making huge cakes it just doesn't make sense to always use just cake. Not only is it a waste to use five times the amount of cake that’s required to feed the guests, but cake is heavy, and a lot of cake is REALLY heavy! So Styrofoam is a perfect swap for cake.

Make Your Own Gingerbread House for Christmas

By Alex ConomosOn 8 Nov

Christmas isn’t Christmas without crackers, candy canes and your very own gingerbread house.

Top 10 Tips for the Perfect Christmas Ham

It's typically the Christmas centrepiece on family tables all around the country, so what better way to kick off the festive season than with these top tips for the perfect Christmas ham.

Hints and Tips on Roasting Duck

Follow these top tips from Luv A Duck to ensure you cook your bird to perfection every time!

Ganache FAQ: Your Questions Answered

By Paris CutlerOn 30 Oct

Paris Cutler answers your most frequently asked questions on working with ganache.

Top Tips for Cooking Malaysian at Home

Looking to spice up your home-cooked dinners? Add some Malaysian dishes to your foodie repertoire, with Chef Jackie M’s top tips to cooking Malaysian at home.

Home Entertaining Tips from Stix Catering

Entertaining at home this summer? Follow these top tips from Stix Catering to impress your guests.

Cake Decorating 101: The 3-Day Rule

By Paris CutlerOn 26 Oct

Follow these top tips for cake making from Paris Cutler.

Top Tips for Working with Ganache

By Paris CutlerOn 26 Oct

Follow these top tips from Paris Cutler about using ganache for cake decorating.

Top 10 wine tips from an award winning sommelier

Award winning Sommelier, Sarah Limacher gives us her expert tips on picking the right wine, matching wine with food, best drops for special occassions and palettes, plus much more.

The Secret To Marinating Meat

Marinades are a great way to add a flavour twist to barbecued steaks – not to tenderise them like many think. Read on to find out the secret to barbecuing a marinated steak just perfectly.