It’s time to get baking with The Trewly Big Bake competition

It’s time to get baking with The Trewly Big Bake competition

Authored by HarryWild
Posted: Fri, 05/14/2021 - 9:45pm

Trewithen Dairy is delighted to announce the launch of The Trewly Big Bake - a national competition for baking enthusiasts.

Celebrated author, expert baker and Great British Bake Off fifth series star Martha Collison will judge the competition. Martha will be joined on the judging panel with fellow judges alongside renowned food writer Orlando Murrin, who is also President of the Guild of Food Writers and Francis Clarke, managing director of Trewithen Dairy.

Taking place from Wednesday 19th May until Sunday 13th June, the competition encourages all ages to bake and...

Kieran Charles putting the finishing touches to his chocolate castle

Kieran's Castle

Super talented patisserie chef Kieran Charles set himself a challenge for Lockdown 3.0, creating the Disney Cinderella Castle out of chocolate. This stunning piece involved 17 kilos of 100% dark chocolate and took about 100 hours to make - completed just in time for Easter!

Kieran who’s 20 and from South Devon, trained at the Cordon Bleu school in london before landing a job as pastry demi-chef de partie at the Ritz in London. Before that, he studied at South Devon College and did his apprenticeship at Salcombe Harbour Hotel. During lockdown, he’s been back with his family near...

Real Food Store bread

Doughn’t Stop Me Now: Exeter independents vow to ‘Get Exeter Baking’ for Sourdough September

Authored by Joe Bevan
Posted: Fri, 09/11/2020 - 6:35am

Three Exeter independents have launched the ‘Get Exeter Baking’ campaign to help local people enjoy the benefits and pleasure of making real bread at home.

Participants are provided with information and resources to help them learn the art of making real sourdough bread, and to take part in a competition to show off their creations for a chance to win baking-themed prizes.

The campaign is being run collectively by Emma’s Bread, The Real Food Store and The Sidwell Street Bakehouse to support the Real Bread Campaign’s Sourdough September initiative. Now in its eighth year,...

Meet the Baker & Sample Delicious Bakes at Half-Term

Event Date: 
24/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Family Garden, 80 Merivale Road, EX4 1PT

To celebrate the launch of One Mile Bakery Exeter , baker Boudicca Woodland is holding a family-friendly event in half-term for you to meet her and sample some of her delicious homemade bakes.

This free event at the Family Garden will showcase what Boudicca bakes at her micro-bakery at home in St Thomas, delivery bread, soups and preserves by bike to homes within a mile of her kitchen.

She also teaches a wide range of baking classes at home and at this event you can collect an exclusive discount to use for booking a class or buying a gift voucher. It's a fantastic...

Budding Cranbrook chefs cook-up a feast at ‘Cranbake’

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:36pm

A group of students aged 11-13 and their families from Cranbrook Educational Campus have taken part in a ‘ready, steady, cook!’ style series of healthy cooking sessions provided by Axminster charity HALFF (Health and Local Food for Families).

Funded by East Devon District Council via NHS England’s healthy new towns programme, ‘Cranbake’ gave students and families a chance to cook a variety of meals together as part of a four week course.

Parents were surveyed and feedback included: “After school on Wednesday afternoons, we made delicious meals in the school kitchen, like...

The Great Bovey Bake Off

Home bakers from Bovey Tracey and around Devon will be competing in the Great Bovey Bake Off.

As part of Bovey’s Nourish Festival of food, craft and music, local bakers are invited to enter the competition, which has grown in popularity over the last three years since it started.

Previous festivals have seen a stream of competitors bringing their cakes for the official tasting, and the organisers anticipate more this year, as home baking continues to grow in popularity. This year’s categories for adults are: Victoria sandwich, chocolate cake, fruit scones and shortbread...

Get baking to beat MS

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:16am

Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson is urging people in Exeter to raise ‘lots of dough’ for the MS Society by getting involved in Cake Break on 20 May, a mouth-watering event aiming to raise over £250,000 to support people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK.

Everyone who takes part will be in with a chance of winning a baking master class with none other than the Bake Off star herself, as well as a selection of award winning gourmet jams from Kimberley’s own The Glamourous Jam Co. Speaking about her support for Cake Break, Kimberley says: “A close family...

Legal firm gets baking for charity

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 10:16am

Staff at a West Country legal firm took part in a record-breaking cake bake to raise hundreds of pounds for charity.

Everys Solicitors, a leading West Country legal firm, took part in the national Great Legal Bake, hosting their very own cake bake in their Exeter and Exmouth offices.

They were raising money for Access to Justice, a charity which supports the provision of legal advice services to people most in need but unable to afford it.

Llewellyn Nicholls, Everys Business Development and Marketing Manager, said: “Here at Everys, we were really keen to get...

Charity invites businesses to compete in bake off

Disability charity, St Loye’s Foundation, will take their fundraising efforts to the next level with a team building corporate bake off event in April 2016.

Based in Exeter, the charity is inviting local businesses to enter teams of six to take part in Bake it Big; hosted by former Great British Bake Off contestant Glenn Cosby, the event will encourage team work and competitive spirit.

Easily accessible from the M5, the event will be held in Dartington Hall on April 14. Starting at 6pm, contestants can expect to take part in a variety of baking challenges including a...

AnTech celebrate Wear it Pink Day

Suppliers and customers noticed something different about the AnTech team last Friday as they wore pink to support ‘Wear It Pink’ Day, a national campaign to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now.

As well as wearing a whole spectrum of pink shades, the AnTech team also held a pink raffle with local companies’ kindly donating prizes, children’s toys and a homemade Mary Berry’s White Chocolate Cheesecake to take home – who could resist?

AnTech’s team of keen bakers also took to their kitchens and created fabulous pink sweet treats including cheesecakes and cupcakes to sell on the...