Have you ever been half way through a recipe and realised that you are missing a crucial ingredient. Here’s a great list of common ingredient substitutes. Allspice – 1 tsp 1/2 tsp cinnamon plus 1/2 tsp ground cloves. Baking Powder … Continue reading
Simple, do it yourself table settings, beautiful! Mix of colourful flowers, vintage doilies, lovely lace, bright ribbons and rustic twine. The pics above are simply for inspiration sourced from pinterest.
Whatever your high tea occasion, here are a couple of DIY ideas for party favours using brown paper bags and doilies. The pics above are simply for inspiration sourced from pinterest.
This is awesome, I’m always wanting to make half a recipe mainly so I don’t eat a whole cake by myself, half a cake is much healthier 😉 If you’re ever wanting to make half or a third of a … Continue reading
What you need: A bowl or baking dish. White doilies. Food colouring. Paper towels. Rubber gloves. What you do: Fill the bowl or baking pan with only enough water to cover the doilies (this is key as you need the … Continue reading
If you’re looking for a centerpiece that’s a little bit different this is a really clever idea. Simply grab a tree branch from your backyard, trim to the desired shape then spray with whatever colour paint you like. Really simple, … Continue reading
- Sift the dry ingredients prior to mixing in the liquid ingredients to avoid clumps and give the cake a finer grain.
- Toss in extras like berries or nuts last to avoid color bleeding.
- Line your cake pans with lightly greased and floured paper to help remove the cake once cooked. Continue reading
Fill a jar with a lid about halfway with heavy cream (and, if you have it, a little sugar and vanilla) and shake for about three minutes or until it’s the consistency you want.
This is a great idea, I’ve often been at a friends place wanting to whip cream for a pavlova and find they don’t have any beaters, plus this is a great arm workout and less dishes! Continue reading
Simply squeeze, crush, mash or scrunch your chosen fruit and/or herbs in the bottom of your beverage dispenser, fill with ice and pour water on the top.
Some combinations that I really like are: Continue reading