Category: Cooking at home

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Buying Kitchen Splashbacks Guide: Types, Material, & Advantages

Kitchen splashbacks provide an invaluable opportunity to express yourself creatively when designing a new kitchen. Their vibrant or subdued colours and designs allow you to express yourself creatively.

Prioritise functionality by selecting materials that are easy to clean and can withstand the wear and tear associated with busy kitchen environments.

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Splashbacks Glass Material

Glass splashbacks add a modern aesthetic to your kitchen, offering the perfect modern touch. Available in an array of colours and textures to perfectly suit any décor style, glass splashbacks make cleaning quick and simple, with grease splatters being easily wipeable off, unlike tiles, which contain grout lines that could stain over time.

Jim’s Glaziers can assist with selecting and installing clear glass kitchen splashbacks made from …

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The Easiest Things to Bake at Home

Baking can be a relaxing activity to help pass time during an idle day, with results that look beautiful and taste delicious.

From sweet treats to savory ones, here are some of the easiest items you can bake. Simply follow these straightforward recipes and preheat your oven.

1. Muffins

Muffins are one of the most beloved baked goods on the market, offering sweeter versions of scones and biscuits that can quickly satisfy sweet cravings in both children and adults alike. Plus, their ease of preparation makes them perfect snacks for when your little one gets hungry mid-afternoon!

Muffins are delicious breakfast treats adorned with fruit, nuts or chocolate chips for an instant breakfast sandwich experience. One easy way to distinguish …

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How to Make Low Sugar Cakes

Following on from our tips on how to cut down sugar here are some practical tips on how to make low sugar cakes.

If you’re avoiding too much sugar in your baking, there are some ways to reduce the amount of sugar in your recipes. To make low sugar cakes, you can try using coconut sugar or beetroot powder instead of granulated sugar, and you can even replace icing with unsweetened heavy cream. You may even be able to use a gluten-free cup-for-cup flour blend.

Reduce the amount of sugar in a recipe to suit your tastes

Many baked goods contain a high level of sugar, but you can easily reduce the amount to suit your taste. Reducing the amount …

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Online Cooking

Are you looking for a great way to get into the kitchen? Are you ready to give the family something different from your old methods of cooking? There are many great things that you can do online to get into cooking and you have an endless number of different options available to you. You can start by taking one of the many online cooking courses available. Whether you are a complete beginner or just looking to brush up on your skills in the kitchen, these classes will help you along the way. It is safe to say that cooking has become more popular today than ever before. There are thousands of ways to cook and there is definitely something out …

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Learn How to Cook Just Like the Indian Restaurants in Glasgow

Glasgow is known for many things: that the people make the city, that the people are extremely friendly yet there are some areas you should steer clear of, and that there are no shortages of Indian restaurants in Glasgow. Britain’s love for curry can be traced back to colonial days were returnees from India would recreate dishes they enjoyed while on the subcontinent. Glasgow is known to be Britain’s curry capital as the locals enjoy the spicier curries in comparison to every other city in the UK. With an abundance of delicious destinations throughout the city centre, Glasgow offers a broad selection of Indian cuisine for locals and visitors alike. While everyone enjoys a night out for dinner, it can …

Simple mango cheesecake with a strawberry garnish that you can easily bake at home

From Cake to Pizza: 5 Top Party Snacks You Can Bake at Home

Organising a house party means taking care of the food and alcohol aspect as well which can prove to be tricky at times because of the type of party it is for. The aim is to have something that is easy to eat and make without it seems like you did not put in the effort. Mostly dry foods are depended on at house parties but there are other options as well.

Cake You Can Bake at Home

No matter what sort of event you are hosting, having a cake is normally considered a necessity. At a house party, you can either go for something simple that acts as just another dish on the table like a cinnamon cake or …

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Baking made Easy at Home handy Tips Remember to Follow


Baking at home can become tricky when it’s something you don’t usually do, especially if you are under pressure to bake multiple things for different people within a certain amount of time. Many people feel that they become too stressed when baking under pressure as they want everything to run smoothly. There are many tips for managing baking and ensuring things run smoothly. Follow this guide to avoid any big problems half way through a recipe to avoid needing to start everything over again.


Following the recipe while baking

It is easier having all the ingredients out in front of you whilst cooking as it means things won’t go missing and they are easier to access. It is …

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Five of My Top Tips for Baking a Fabulous Cake at Home

Having a great cake to back you up for just about any occasion can be the saving grace you need at times. A great cake can suit a kid’s birthday party and an office get together so having it in your cookbook can really help. Keeping a few simple tips in mind can make sure you get the cake you are aiming at.

  • Do not compromise on tin size: If you are following a recipe, follow it right. Changing the size of the tins you are using will change the quantity as well as the baking time. It is easier to stick to the recipe rather than get adventurous if you are not comfortable with baking just yet.

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Four Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Baking a Pizza

A great pizza can serve as a staple dish for your house and something you can rely on when you have surprise guests coming over as well. Whether you are new at it or have been making pizza from scratch for years, there are a few mistakes that everyone is guilty of making at times.


Prep: Before you put your pizza in to bake, you should prep your baking sheet or pizza stone so that you will have a better crust at the end of it. If you do not prepare in advance, your crust will lack that crunch that brings the pizza together even though everything else may be perfect. Preheat your preferred appliance about 20 minutes …