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    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: Caker’s Warehouse Buttercream

    My friends at Caker's Warehouse gave me some of their premade Buttercream to try. They gave it to me for free to see what I thought, but as you know by now, if I don't like something, I'll tell you straight!I've tasted a LOT of premade Buttercream's, and never been massively impressed... until now.. A Tale of Two Buttercreams.. As you know, I only use Basic Buttercream in my work, but I'm always asked what premade Buttercreams can I...

    Product Review: Americolor Gels – New Shades!

    AMERICOLOR GELS PROVIDED BY BAKE AND DECO WAREHOUSE Introducing the New Shades! As you would know, I'm a big fan of Americolor, so when I heard they had made some new colours, I was possibly excessively excited. And I must say, they are worth the excitement. The new colours are Moss, Eggplant, Wedgewood, Pumpkin, Cypress, Midnight, and Espresso.  I gave them a test as you can see below, adding one good 'squeeze' of each to Basic...

    Product Review: Metallic Edible Art Paints by Sweet Sticks

    EDIBLE ART PAINTS PROVIDED BY EDIBLE ART PAINTS BY SWEET STICKS If you haven't heard of Edible Art Paint, come out from under that rock, and let me lay some awesomeness on you. Edible Art Paints are made by Sweet Sticks, an Australian owned and run company, that creates 100% EDIBLE, yep you read that right, 100% EDIBLE Food Paints. I had the very great fortune to receive a set of the new Metallics range to try, mostly because I pestered...