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    Roadtest: Loyal Bio-degradable Piping Bags

    LOYAL BAKEWARE BIODEGRADABLE BAGS PROVIDED BY LOYAL BAKEWARE We all want to make the best decisions with a green conscious mind, but we also need hygienic, functional products, and when it comes to piping bags, the go to WAS clear plastic. I’m beyond stoked to say that one of my favourite brands has created BIO DEGRADABLE pipings bags! How do they work? I spoke to the people from LOYAL about the technical details, and here’s what they told...

    Product Review: Colour Mill Oil Based Colours

    COLOUR MILL COLOURS PROVIDED BY COLOUR MILL FOR REVIEW If you’ve ever (tried) to colour Swiss Meringue, or chocolate, you’ll know its a frustrating process with gel colours. That’s where oil based colours come in! Instead of being water based (like gel colours), oil based colours blend more easily with oily foods like Buttercream, meringue, Royal Icing, and chocolate. This means less colour used, for colour gained. The folks at Colour...

    Product Review: Berry Fresh Freeze Dried Berry Powder

    Berry Fresh Freeze Dried Fruit Powder used in this review, provided by Berry Fresh Australia It is a truth universally acknowledged that fruit and cake go together like, well, fruit and cake! Sweet and sour, tangy and bitter, fruit adds flavour, fun, and freshness to a range of bakes. The kicker is, fruit is finicky. Fruit spoils, or may not be in season, or requires lots of preparation, or is expensive or some other impediment. Frozen fruit,...

    Product Review: Black Cocoa Powder from Cakers Warehouse

    Black frosting. It’s the holy grail of frostings. It can be achieved, but it comes at a cost, usually a weird taste, green teeth, and green.. other stuff. I had heard of Black Cocoa Powder, used to make what you may have heard of as "Blackout Buttercream”, but alas, I couldn’t get it here is Australia. The few international suppliers I could find that actually stocked it, wouldn’t ship to Oz. Bummer. When I found out that Cakers...

    Product Review: Cake Tools by Cake Dutchess

    When I heard that my friend Etty Van Urk, aka Cake Dutchess, was creating ultra high quality, solid steel modelling tools, I could not have been more excited. Even as someone that doesn’t model all that often, it was obvious watching other modellers, that there was a huge gap in the market for strong, quality tools. When Etty listed the project on Kickstarter, I didn’t even hesitate, and along with thousands of others, backed it...

    Product Review: Loyal Pro 360 Turntable

    TURNTABLE PROVIDED BY LOYAL BAKEWAREThose of you that know me, know I LOVE my Ateco 613 Turntable. LOVE it. Its smooth running, perfectly balanced, and single handedly the most important cake tool I have. Its also the most expensive. Thats even assuming you can get one shipped here to Australia, and if you aren't familiar with shipping prices to Australia, set fire to your wallet, its basically the same.Enter the 360 Pro from Loyal Bakeware, an...