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Hambleton's Bakery in Rutland

Tucked away in Rutland, almost in the middle of nowhere, I came across a delightful bakery.  Sometimes you smile because you are happy or when you meet someone you know.  For me a smile spreads across my face when I see wonderful foods made by skilled people.  Hambleton’s Bakery combined the two in a glorious, industrial, quirky, stone built bake house.

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How to make marzipan flowers

If you want to decorate a cake quickly and without too much expense try these yellow marzipan rose flowers.

 

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Cooking Terms

Add
A term used when you are assembling ingredients to make a dish or recipe. Usually a mixing bowl or larger container is selected in the first place to allow the collection of ingredients to combine without spilling.


Beat
To mix together ingredients quickly with rapid motion and usually with a wooden spoon or with an electric mixer. It is normally in order to trap some air into a mixture and make the end product light and open in texture

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Foodie sights in Hong Kong street markets

Walking the streets of Hong Kong brings sights and smells that are unique. Take a look at some of these images.

 

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How to make a white sauce

It is worthwhile learning how to make a home-made white sauce based on a roux. I roux is simply the french derived word for a mixture of melted butter and white flour. It is the roux that thickens the milk. What happens is amazing and very useful.

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