Bake this Bank Holiday!

What are your plans this August bank holiday weekend? It’s a great time for making plans and spending time with loved ones. But sometimes you need to relax and enjoy the break. Spending time at home and indoors can be just as rewarding. You can take this time to master one of your favourite dishes and really get into the spirit of cooking to create something tasty and comforting. If you do decide to try your hand at cooking, then you will have an endless amount of choices to fill up your bank holiday with!

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Decide what you fancy creating, you can use a recipe book for inspiration. You may decide to try a sweet or savoury dish, but why not try both? If you really get stuck in then you could have a homemade dish each day! Cooking is also a great chance to invite friends and family over to enjoy the food with you, so you get to share your scrumptious skills with those you love. What do you like to cook?

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Baking fever always tends to heat up around this time of year now that The Great British Bake Off is back, it can be quite impressive and inspirational to see their creations! You can keep up with all of the baking gossip on twitter #GBBO.

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Find some of our favourite recipes on our website here and have some fun creating tasty treats this weekend! Let us know what you’ve made and send us your pictures.

Have a Happy Easter with Easter Breads!

We’ve discussed Easter all week across our social media, this is because Easter is an important date in the food calendar. it’s a fantastic time of year for cooking, baking and eating! So whether you are having all of the family round or a small celebration with friends, be sure to put the effort in to create a fabulous feast.


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There are many different ways in which you can prep food, vegetables & meat which will have great effect on the flavour. We think it is a good idea to stock up your spice rack, so that when it comes to cooking you always have a selection of herbs and additional spices to make your meals as interesting as possible. This week however, we have found a selection of delightful Easter breads from around the world for you to cook and really put your baking skills to the test.


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You could choose to bake the British Classic of hot cross buns to keep within the Easter theme or go for something a little more adventurous like this tasty Russian Kulich.

Find the original article from The Kitchn here. With all of the full recipes and instructions on how to create your Easter breads throughout the piece.

Happy Easter!

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