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From home baker to star baker...


Harriet Worthington25 October 2016

It might be the end of Mary and Paul for another year, but if you’ve been inspired by the Great British Bake Off to elevate your skills from home baker to star baker, our top tips are available all year round.

 

5 Top Tips for the Perfect French Tarts

If dessert week on #GBBO has got you looking for some sweet inspiration, look no further. We've rounded up some of our favourite desserts and put them all into a handy list over on the blog - link in the bio. #dessert #dessertweek #michelrouxjr #chef #patisserie #pastry #baking #fruittart #tart #mini #sweettooth #food52 #onthetable #instafood

A photo posted by Cactus Kitchens (@cactuskitchens) on Oct 6, 2016 at 3:06am PDT


Dessert Inspiration 5 Ways

Probably our favourite of all the desserts: Michel Roux Jr's Tarte aux Pommes. What's not to love? Apples, puff pastry, sugar and all the butter. #GBBO #dessert #dessertweek #michelrouxjr #chef #puffpastry #pastry #apple #butter #cactuskitchens #cookeryschool

A photo posted by Cactus Kitchens (@cactuskitchens) on Oct 5, 2016 at 12:02pm PDT

 


5 Ways to Use Edible Flowers

Smoothie Bowls from Tuesday's event with @zespri_kiwi_uk. You can even eat the flowers 🌸. #cactuskitchens #event #smoothiebowl #healthy #breakfast #kiwi #goldenkiwi #eatclean #eathealthy #eatflowers

A photo posted by Harriett. (@harriettjessica) on May 26, 2016 at 2:25am PDT


Michel Roux Jr’s Top Tips for the Perfect Puff Pastry

Back in the classroom today fine tuning some recipes for our pastry classes. These olive tapenade & Parmesan palmiers were a favourite. #cactuskitchens #cookeryschool #clapham #chef #gbbo #pastry #puffpastry #baking #skills #palmier #food52 #onthetable

A photo posted by Cactus Kitchens (@cactuskitchens) on Sep 1, 2016 at 1:52pm PDT


5 Top Tips for Perfect Yorkshire Puddings Every Time

Rumour has it that you're not allowed into Yorkshire unless you can make perfect Yorkshire puddings. We've got the top 5 tips for perfecting them over on the blog - check out the link in the bio. #cactuskitchens #cookeryschool #michelrouxjr #chef #gbbo #batterweek #yorkshirepuddings #yorkshire #baking #blog #toptips

A photo posted by Cactus Kitchens (@cactuskitchens) on Sep 14, 2016 at 1:19pm PDT

 


5 Top Tips for Perfect Sourdough 

All my goodies wrapped up to bring home...tomorrows lunch!#breadclass #bread #realbread #bakeityourself #bakingbread #baker #couronne #frenchbread #sodabread

A photo posted by @kitchentablebaking on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:00pm PDT


  

10% off to try our ESSENTIAL BAKING CLASSES

Alternatively, our Puff Pastry, Patisserie and Bread classes are a great way to learn the essential skills and techniques needed to produce your very own showstoppers. Use the exclusive discount code GBBO10 to get 10% of our essential baking skills classes. Click on the buttons below to learn more about our classes.

Patisserie Puff Pastry Bread - The Roux Way