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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: 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...

    Product Review: Roxy and Rich Natural Colours for Buttercream

    ROXY AND RICH DUSTS PROVIDED BY ROXY AND RICH Natural colourings have been round for ages, but I have always resisted using them because they were bland, lacklustre colours, the results were unreliable, and they tasted gross. When I heard about Roxy and Rich's new Natural Fat Dispersible Dust Colours, I was interested to give them a go, knowing their other ranges of dusts are awesome. Thanks to the folks at Roxy and Rich, I have a set of the...

    Product Review: Americolor Shades Fall 2017

    AMERICOLOR GELS PROVIDED BY AMERICOLOR The newest shades from Americolor are out, and boy are they cool. They're the in between shades, that are hard to nail just so. I gave them a test run thanks to my friends at Americolor, and made a Princess Wedding Cake to test them out. As you do. The New Shades on the Block See what I mean? those in between shades that you aim for, and you hope you made enough because you reckon you've got none and...