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Premier Foods plans $13m stockpile ahead of Brexit; CEO takes a bow Processing and Packaging. Regulation and Safety. Commodities. Editor's Choice. Promotional Features. Bread. Milling and Grains. Cakes and Pastries. Snacks. Cereal and Cereal Bars. Gluten-free and Allergens. Health. Convenience. Ancient Grains. Diversification.

Black Forest Cake This deliciously moist Black Forest Cake is a cut above the rest with homemade whipped cream, rich chocolate ganache, and sweet spiked cherries. This post is sponsored by KitchenAid. Today's blog post is one of the most special you'll ever read here on SBA.

Fortnum & Mason adds tea-infused 'fancies' range Fortnum and Mason has launched two new ranges of fancies, including one infused with its own teas. The Teacup Fancies are infused with one of Fortnum and Mason's unique tea blends, and filled with one of its bestselling preserves or curds. The other range, Sweetheart Fancies, contain a preserve or curd filling only.

Buns out! Bakers strip off for charity calendar Bakers from Glastonbury's Burns the Bread have stripped off in the name of charity. Third-generation bakers Max and Casey Stoddart posed nude with carefully placed bread loaves as part of a calendar for Cancer Research.

Tim Hortons' first franchise site to open in Scotland Tim Hortons has secured its first franchise partner, who will open a site in Scotland by the end of the year. The Canadian chain, which made its UK debut last year, is partnering with Graeme and Lisa Tobias, who are to open a drive-through restaurant in Stenhousemuir.

Greggs and Deliveroo team up for London trial Greggs pastries are now be delivered to Londoners in a trial partnership between the food-to-go business and Deliveroo. The delivery service is available from two Greggs' shops in the capital - 243 Whitechapel Road and 143 Strand.

Mincemeat Oatmeal Muffins While mincemeat might sound savory, the sweet and spicy fruit mixture makes these simple Mincemeat Oatmeal Muffins a perfect treat for cool mornings.

Last bake I just had probably my last bake with a class of students at the college before it closes for good at the end of this year. This was a dough that they had down in their work books as a basic bread dough but i would have it down as an enriched dough as it had 8% butter and 8% milk powder, for me it would qualify as a vienna dough.

Kezzler takes IoP technology to China Processing and Packaging. Regulation and Safety. Commodities. Retail and Shopper Insights. Editor's Blog. Industry Voices. Promotional Features. Chocolate. Candy. Gum. Biscuits. Cocoa and Sugar. E-commerce. 3D Printing. Cocoa Flavanol Science. Health and Functionality.

Wrights partners with Foodhub for home delivery Wrights Food Group has launched a home delivery service in partnership with online ordering portal Foodhub. Using the Foodhub app, customers can order a variety of Wrights products directly to their door. The delivery menu includes filled oatcakes, breakfast baps, pies, pasties, salads, sub rolls and cakes.

Euro Catering adds Sagi refrigerators for bakers Euro Catering has introduced a range of refrigeration equipment for bakers, supplied by Italian manufacturer Sagi. The new bakery range comprises upright and four-tray refrigerators and freezers, as well as a retarder prover and a roll-in retarder prover.

Premier Foods chief exec Gavin Darby to step down Gavin Darby is to step down as boss of Premier Foods less than four months after he saw off a bid to oust him from the role. Premier, which owns brands including Mr Kipling and produces Cadbury cakes under licence, today announced Darby would leave the business on 31 January 2019 after six years in the role.

Premier cakes business hit by logistics problems Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has revealed its cake business has been hit by issues with its new warehousing operation.

Sesame covered sourdough My DH was asking for a plain sourdough. But it's a little too boring for me. So I made a high hydration loaf and coated it with sesame seeds. 500g Organic AP flour. 262g water. 150g Levin built from NMNF rye starter and whole wheat flour over 2 days. 13g salt.

PdC This morning's PdC made in a hurry; but good. About 6am I ground 25 g rye and 175 g of red winter wheat as fine as possible, then added 400 ml of water, a tsp of instant yeast, and 100 g of very good starter, stirring well. I put a shower cap on it and let it sit at 85F for a couple of hours.

Vegan salted caramel brownie hot chocolate recipe The new 2018 Starbucks festive drinks menu has just launched, and the salted caramel brownie hot chocolate really caught my eye, and taste buds! I decided to make my own at home and oh my goodness….was that a good idea. It's delicious! There's just something really warm and comforting about hot chocolates in the winter time.

Ancho Chile Pumpkin Pie Ancho chile powder chile peppers lime zest pie crust pies pumpkin pie whipped cream Ancho chile powder gives ordinary pumpkin pie spicy-sweet flavor with just a kiss of heat. Zesty lime whipped cream is tart and cooling, and compliments the pie's peppery flavor.

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Soft-baked and super thick peanut butter cookies topped with Reese's peanut butter cups. They're exactly like peanut butter blossoms but with a peanut butter cup! Welcome back to 2014! I kid, I kid. Today I'm republishing one of my favorite cookie recipes.

Miami restaurant Buns & Buns to open in London Bread-centric restaurant Buns and Buns is to open in London's Covent Garden Market this Thursday. The restaurant, which debuted in Miami, showcases founder Alex Zibi's take on the "world's best breads", including Taiwanese bao and pala romana - a crunchy Roman-style pizza bread.

Central Foods launches vegan US-style pancakes Frozen food distributor Central Foods has extended its free-from range with the launch of a new vegan pancake. Central Foods said the launch was in response to the increase in demand for plant-based and vegan products and the growing appetite among consumers for eating out at breakfast and brunch.

Pure Grain Breads gets Dragons' Den backing Pure Grain Breads founder Robert Sak has partnered with TV Dragon Deborah Meaden after appearing on last night's episode of Dragons' Den. Pure Grain Breads, sold under the Heart of Nature brand, was set up by Sak three years ago in London. Since its inception, the business has grown to a turnover of more than £500,000 a year.

Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies Hope you enjoy these cookies and if you want to see pics from my trip to Paris and some of the amazing parisian treats, too - then check out the saved stories on my Instagram account. Your email address will not be published. Comment. Name. Email. Website.

Strong levain and cassava flour sourdough I came home to see that my levain was doing quite well in my Doraemon bowl! The CO2 got trapped by the cling wrap. Interesting. I mixed some unusual cassava flour this time. Cassava flour is gluten free stuff and this one was not toasted. I would like to try the toasted one sometime later on.

More adventures in croissanting So it really bugs me that I can get ok crumb on croissants but not, fargin excellent crumb. One TFLer recently posted 'attempt number 4' or something crazy and posted the incredible crumb ever. What up with that man ! Looking at his recipe I noticed a lower hydration and thought I would give it a go today.

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