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Oct 25

Children's Halloween Workshop

Posted by on Saturday, October 25, 2014

The children who attended the Halloween workshop at Breadalbane Community Campus had great fun decorating an array of cake pops, chocolates, lollipops and cookies.  Read more >

Oct 01

Scottish Baking Awards - some behind the scenes of making the cake!

Posted by on Wednesday, October 01, 2014

These pictures give an rough idea of a few of the many stages to make the competition cake and wood effect stand for the Scottish Baking Awards! A wide range of techniques are involved. I seem not to have any pictures of the flower or berries...maybe a class on these aspects would be fun!  Read more >

Sep 04

Dundee Flower and Food Festival - Raspberry Jam Truffles

Posted by on Thursday, September 04, 2014

Taystful will be at the BEPTA (Blairgowrie and East Perthshire Tourist Association) and 'Love to Eat' stand at the Dundee Flower and Food Festival tomorrow! (Friday 5th September). Come along and have fun dipping truffles. I have made up a very easy recipe in keeping with the 'Jampionship' theme which will be the focus of 'Love to Eat'.  Read more >

Aug 21

Top Tip - Checking a Baked Cake with Probe

Posted by on Thursday, August 21, 2014

I seriously wouldn't be without a probe in the kitchen, so much so, I have a couple just in case one decides not to work! Obviously I need one anyway to for other temperature checks, but it is invaluable for cake checking.  Read more >

Aug 15

Stunning Venue of Guthrie Castle

Posted by on Friday, August 15, 2014

I had the pleasure of delivering a cake recently to Guthrie Castle near Forfar....such a beautiful setting! Many of the wedding ceremonies take place in the walled garden, and the gorgeous function suite is suitable for weddings up to 350 people. Definitely worth a look if you are still deciding on your Wedding Venue!  Read more >