How To’s

How to Melt Chocolate in a Slow Cooker

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Whether it’s the holidays, special occasions, or you’re just feeling a lot like a master baker recently, knowing how to properly melt chocolate is very important when it comes to cooking up and decorating delicious treats. Melting chocolate is relatively easy. Conventionally, it is done by melting chocolate in a bowl placed over hot steam […]

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Various Types of Icing (and What They’re For)

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We all love them, but I’m sure many of us out there have no idea that there are more than a couple of types of icing to choose from. For those who want to be baking masters, read on to feed your hunger for all things sweet and rich. Here are the 6 types of icing, […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Various Types of Icing (and What They’re For)

How To Make Perfect Homemade Pasta Dough

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Store-bought pasta is okay, but your dining experience will well be escalated to the next level if you choose fresh, homemade pasta. You only need four basic steps to create your own pasta dough, and later, your own pasta sheets to fire up home-cooked Italian classics. Try whipping up your own pasta dough using the following simple […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How To Make Perfect Homemade Pasta Dough

How to Make Your Own Homemade Puff Pastry

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Buying puff pastry from the store and straight into the oven is both practical and convenient, but there’s something magical about being able to create your own dough and pastry. The transformation of raw, simple ingredients into a lovely puff pastry usually does the trick. But if you’re not convinced, why not try our super easy recipe […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How to Make Your Own Homemade Puff Pastry

How to Celebrate Australia Day!

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Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi! The ways to celebrate Australia Day are as diverse as the citizens that comprise this great nation. Whatever your poison may be, be it a barbecue with friends, a day at the beach, a lazy day at home or drinks at a pub, there are plenty of ways to […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How to Celebrate Australia Day!

Ice Cream Machines 101

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We all scream for ice cream machines! So, you’ve made the decision to buy an ice cream machine and want to know which is the right one for you? Well look no further. The Cuisinart Ice Cream Machines we stock will have you whipping up a range of delightful frozen treats in no time. Deciding which to buy […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Ice Cream Machines 101

Golden Summer Sangria

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There may be many ways to beat the heat, but the best is arguably with a glass of your favourite drink, preferably one that’s been chilled and goes down smoothly. The flavours of summer come together in this light, cooling recipe for a golden summer sangria. You can substitute berries and other citrus fruits as […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Golden Summer Sangria

How to Make and Decorate an Ombre Cake

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Cakes are always the ultimate treat for anyone with a sweet tooth, whether old or young. A popular dessert worldwide, cakes are ubiquitous on many different occasions, including birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, Christmas, and so on. This popularity of cakes has inspired a lot of aspiring and professional bakers to create their own cake masterpieces. Among the […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How to Make and Decorate an Ombre Cake

How to Make Crepes

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There are plenty of reasons why the well-loved dish crepe is popular, not just in France where it originated from but also in many other countries. One reason is that crepes, like their famous counterpart pancakes, are ideal to serve for kids and adults alike. Crepes are also extremely versatile. They can be served any […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How to Make Crepes

How To Cook The Perfect BBQ Steak

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Barbecue steak is inarguably one of the most popular and favoured dishes amongst meat lovers. But whilst many can easily indulge themselves in a tender, juicy steak, not everyone has the skill (and yes, the courage) to cook a wonderful steak on the grill. One reason is that cooking the perfect BBQ steak requires some […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | How To Cook The Perfect BBQ Steak