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Tiramisu Tart

This delicious Tiramisu Tart recipe starts with a homemade coffee shortcrust with a thin layer of Frangelico infused chocolate ganache inside and topped off with a Mascarpone cream. Ingredients Pastry: 225g plain flour150g cold butter, cubed1/4 cup (55g) icing sugar1.5 tablespoons instant coffee1 egg yolk1 tbsp iced water Ganache: 70g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 30g milk chocolate, coarsely chopped 130ml thickened cream 30ml frangelico (or brandy or baileys) Mascarpone Cream: 380ml thickened cream3 tablespoons icing sugar250g mascarpone cheese2 tsp vanilla bean pasteCocoa powder, to serve Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C. To make the pastry, grind the instant coffee into a powder using either a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle. Transfer to a food processor with flour, butter and...

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How to make the best scrambled eggs

Scrambled eggs are often one of the first dishes we learn as a young cook. Fully mastering this fare can be more difficult than it looks. How many times have you hoped to serve fluffy, delicious eggs like those from your local cafe, but you end up with a spongy dry mess? Well, we are here to help. Try these tips to help you master the scramble every time!  Non-stick is key! Don't even bother with your stainless steel and cast iron pans, the eggs will stick no matter what, meaning more mess at cleanup. You also want to choose the right type & sized pan for the job; too big and your eggs could burn, too small and they...

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Have you been cutting cake wrong your entire life?

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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Mother's Day is coming!

Mother's Day is just around the corner!  Don't forget to show your mum how much she means on Sunday 11th March.  Stuck for gift ideas?  Why not treat Mum to a set of our fantastic Staysharp self-sharpening knives, we're sure she'll love how they stay sharp and are always sharp whenever she needs them! And as a special Mother's Day treat to you, get 10% off using the discount code MUMSAREGREAT.

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We're celebrating UK Sausage Week with 15% off!

With Halloween happening now and Bonfire Night just around the corner there's no perfect time to be celebrating UK Sausage Week!  And we're offering 15% off our fantastic Staysharp Multi-purpose Knife which is great for cutting tough skinned foods like sausages.  Just use the code LOVESAUSAGES at checkout to get your 15% off.

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