The Coronation of King Charles III

Saturday 6th May 2023 Did you know? Charles III is King of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms. He was the longest-serving heir apparent and Prince of Wales, and at the age of 73, became the oldest person to accede to the British throne, upon the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, […]

How do you colour buttercream & chocolate?

How do you colour buttercream & chocolate? This is a question I have been asked many times and it has now become a lot easier to answer because of the range of products now on the market. Most edible food colourings are made from synthetic dye. They have only water-soluble ingredients, so when they are […]

The Easter holiday is on its way!

Easter is one of the principal holidays, or feasts, of Christianity, it marks the resurrection of Jesus three days after his death by crucifixion. For many Christian churches, Easter is the joyful end to the Lenten season of fasting. ‚ÄúThat terrible Friday” of Jesus’ crucifixion has been changed to Good Friday because it led to […]

How do you colour or dye cake mix and batter?

To successfully colour or dye cake batter it is necessary to use a “bake stable” edible food colour. Not all food colours on the market will hold their colour during baking, the colour can change completely or just be very pale and washed out regardless of the amount of colour used. It is also necessary […]

Mothering Sunday or Mother’s Day?

Sunday the 19th of March 2023 Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent. Although it’s often called Mothers’ Day it has no connection with the American festival of that name. Traditionally, it was a day when children, mainly daughters, who had gone to work as domestic servants were given a day off to visit their […]

How to use Ganaching plates

Achieve a perfect-looking ganache cake every time with these plates. Simply place a ganache plate on top of your cake, and one at the bottom, and use them as a guide when smoothing ganache, around the edges of your cakes, they help you achieve a flat top and sharp edge to your cake, and can […]

Why do we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. St. Patrick’s day is a big celebration where the Irish traditionally wear green not just because of Ireland’s nickname “The Emerald Isle” (due […]

Love is in the air!

Roll ‘n’ Cover in red, pink and lilac, and lots of shades and brands of food colours. Cupcake case, wraps & toppers, modelling paste and flower paste. Sugarcraft and cookie cutters, coloured cake boards, moulds, stencils and sprinkles. All to help you make your St. Valentine’s Day extra special, perfect for home bakers & small […]

When is Burns Night?

Burns Night is a cultural event that takes place on the 25th of January in Scotland. It celebrates the life and work of Robert Burns, a Scottish poet who is widely seen as the national poet of Scotland. The tradition of a Burns night began shortly after the poet’s death when some of his friends […]

Chinese New Year on Sunday 22nd January 2023 is the year of the Rabbit

People born under the year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented and ambitious, reserved, have good taste, are admired, trusted and financially lucky. They are clever in business, tactful and kind. Silicone moulds are perfect for baking, moulding, chocolate, candy melts, jellies and sweets. This rabbit design is just the thing for the Chinese new […]