Mastering Macarons with Tante Marie Culinary Academy

Recently I was invited to a cookery course at Tante Marie Culinary Academy in Woking, which is quite local to me here in Surrey. As well as professional courses for those wanting to become a chef, they offer lifestyle courses too for everyday people. I chose the Mastering Macarons course and was quite excited when the day came […]

Woking Food and Drink Festival 2016

Woking Food and Drink Festival 2016

On 3rd September I was invited along to the media preview of the Woking Food and Drink Festival. Along with some other bloggers and writers, we were given a preview of some of the food stalls, a tour of the Tante Marie Culinary Academy, and front row seats for a demonstration by the Fabulous Baking Brothers, as well […]

Genius Gluten Free and Blueberry Cream Cheese Bagels

Recently I received a hamper of products from the Genius Gluten Free range to try out. We’re lucky enough not have to eat gluten-free in my household, but I have a few friends and family who have to avoid gluten due to coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disorder caused by a reaction to […]

New in My Kitchen – Edition 5

In my kitchen this month I’ve tried out a new baking box subscription and sampled some delicious Spanish specialities. Read on to find out more. Many thanks to the companies who sent me products to try out. Bake Box

2015: A Year in Review for BakingQueen74

Happy New Year! Wishing everyone who reads this blog a great year ahead. I hope you had a fabulous night celebrating last night, whether you were out at a party or at home. I watched the fireworks in London at midnight in bed. 🙂 Although I started this blog in August 2013, January 2014 was when I […]

New in my Kitchen – Edition 4

As the year comes to a close, it is time for a roundup of products I have been sent to use and try recently and which are new in my kitchen. I have tried out some new kitchen gadgets, as well as food products. Thanks to all the brands who sent me products to try […]

New in my kitchen – Edition 3

Here is the latest instalment of my occasional roundup of what is new in my kitchen – samples and new products I’ve tried out this month. Thanks to the companies that sent me products to try out. Let me know if any take your fancy! Degustabox – August If you haven’t heard of Degustabox before, it […]