Hands up if you always cut a round cake using the triangular slice method? Well, here's a bit of life-changing information (or at the very least a handy tip for your next birthday cake). The triangular slice is not the 'scientific' way to cut a cake. Instead, writer and mathematician Alex Bellos recommends a different approach, which also helps keep any leftovers fresher longer. He cites a Letter to the Editor from Nature, a weekly science magazine, that dates back to December 1906. Following the century-old notes and illustrations, Bellos cuts a round cake down the middle and removes one long rectangular piece at a time, allowing the two halves, and then four quarters, to be pushed back together again....
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So Halloween is just around the corner and you've decided it would be fun to carve a jack-o’-lantern to impress all the trick-or-treaters knocking on your door ... after all, how hard can it be? Well, if you've never done it before or even if you're a seasoned veteran, pumpkin carving can be a stressful job, so here's 4 easy steps to carving a pumpkin you won't be embarrassed to put in your window!
There's no better time than during National Baking Week to set yourself a baking challenge and spend some Homemade Family Time with friends and family, no matter what your level of ability.