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Archive for June, 2015

Temperamental Chocolate: The Art of Tempering

By: Jane Williams in how to..., technical

I started to make chocolates at home when I was about 8. To my shame, my first endeavours were with ‘cooking chocolate’; a very stable and easy medium to work with – mostly because it’s not really chocolate. It contains vegetable fats instead of cocoa butter, and still tastes a bit chocolatey but the texture is rough and […]

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Top Tips for the Perfect Picnic

By: Bridget Hamilton in Events, Food and Drink

Up in the North East, it looks as if the weather may brighten up just in time for July. And as last week was National Picnic Week – a celebration of the great outdoors, comfy blankets, and innovative ways to store potato salad – we’ve compiled our top tips for a spread that’s spot on. Get […]

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