This week is National Baking Week and here at Dormouse and The Teapot we are still banned from the kitchen as preparations for the renovations move ahead at a pace.
This is somewhat of a shame cos we have a pile of new cookery books waving at us from a corner and eggs a plenty from next doors hens. We cant wait to put spoon to baking bowl sometime soon, but at the moment we have to live veraciously through television repeats of Nigella Lawson.
If you are in the lucky position of having a kitchen that a/ has a full floor b/ that isn't covered with an inch of cement dust Steensbergs Organic has some fab fairtrade ingredients to bring your baking up a notch .
They offer a huge range of baking goodies including five extracts and floral waters. Their Fairtrade Vanilla Extract is a kitchen essential or why not try sprinkling their cinnamon sugar on top of your rock buns for a spicy crunch. Rose and Orange blossom extract is delicious in cakes or even to flavour your icing for a taste of the exotic and if you are getting ready for Christmas have a present practice run and make some creams with their peppermint extract.
Definitely on our shopping list for B day.