Baking

Boutique Bake
Searching for after-school treats? Irish company Boutique Bake, founded by Catherine Buggy, offers quick, delicious and wholesome mixes that contain no added nasties
FLOWERS, FLOURS & FERMENTING
This past year our Instagram feeds have been bombarded with everything from elevated toast to black burger buns and unicorns. But, what’s the next big thing in the world of bakery? Here’s a taste of what’s to come…
Swedish Saffron Buns
Also known as Lussebulle, these saffron buns are a Swedish Christmas tradition. Make yours at home with this tasty recipe by Jenny Rockstrom
French Spice Cakes (pain d'epices)
This spicy gingerbread loaf by Edwina Salvatori is bursting with warm flavours of nutmeg and ginger - perfect for the festive season
Mexican Wedding Cakes
Although named Mexican wedding cakes, it's believed these cookies originated in the Middle East. Their snowy exterior makes them the perfect Christmas treat.
Lebkuchen
Found in practically every Christmas market in Germany, why not make these traditional gingerbread cookies at home with the kids.
Thyme oat loaf
Baker, blogger and photographer Majid Ali (@thecinnaman) infuses Middle Eastern flavours into all of his recipes. This aromatic loaf is best paired with daal or a rich stew
Za’atar balls
A banker by day, Tala Soubra is also passionate about food and photography. She shares her recipe for soft bread globes stuffed with tangy za’atar. Follow @talasoubra on Instagram
ICING ICING BABY
Take one batch of royal icing, tint it, pipe it, dip it, spread it or bake it for myriad ways to brighten up any bake
Vegetable sponge cake
Vegetables in a cake? Yes, and they make for a surprisingly light and fluffy confection that's the best of both worlds
FLOUR POWER
Seeking a specific flavour and texture, or catering to a dietary need? We’ll help you sort the wheat from the chaff
Banana pudding
Vanilla, bananas, and velvety caramel come together for a fresh take on this fruity and comforting dessert