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Recipe: Classic Millefeuille
October 19, 2016
It’s Patisserie Week on Great British Bake Off, so we’ve had a go at making our own classic Millefeuille, a traditional French dessert made up of layers of flaky puff pastry and cream. Read More
Recipe: Easy-Peasy Vegan Brownies
October 17, 2016
Been inspired by Bake Off but suffering from a food allergy? These vegan brownies are dairy-free and egg-free, not to mention delicious, so you don’t have to go without. Read More
Recipe: Nutty Roulade
October 5, 2016
It's desserts week on The Great British Bake Off, so to get in the spirit we’ve got a super-easy and delicious nut roulade recipe for you to make at home. Nutty, creamy and decadent, it’s everything you want after a hearty family meal. Read More
National Home Security Month 2016
October 3, 2016
October is National Home Security Month. Here at Robert Dyas, we’ve put together some important areas to focus on to keep your home safe. Read More
International Coffee Day 2016
International Coffee Day 2016
October 1, 2016
It’s International Coffee Day (ICD), which means it’s time to celebrate the drink that helps so many of us get through the day – oh, sweet caffeiney goodness! Read More
GBBO – Botanical Week
September 28, 2016
This week on The Great British Bake Off, the contestants are getting inspired by nature to create their bakes. In our own attempt, we’ve created some flora-themed cupcakes to give you the lowdown on how to make quick and easy floral decorations. Read More
RECIPE: Lemon and Lime Marmalade
September 22, 2016
As part of our new blog series written by Robert Dyas customers, we asked preserves aficionado, Paul Crowe – ably supported by his wife, Alison – to show us how to make the perfect preserve. For this article, he’s given us his very own recipe for some tangy lemon and lime marmalade. Read More
September 21, 2016
Bake Off got you feeling inspired to make your own pie and profiteroles? Before you get your hands dirty, take a look at our hints and tips to make the perfect pastry ever time. Read More
RECIPE: Seasonal Toad in the Hole
September 14, 2016
This week is batter week on the Great British Bake Off, and who doesn't love a classic toad in the hole? But to give this autumnal recipe a summer twist, we've packed it full of seasonal vegetables – so it’s great for getting your 5-a-day, too. This recipe serves 4 people, so it’s perfect for a weeknight family supper. Read More
Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets for Surviving University
September 6, 2016
It’s nearly time for the start of the new uni term which means no more ready-made packed lunches and no more of Mum’s homecooked meals – now’s the time to fend for yourself in the kitchen. Here we’ve put together some handy kitchen gadgets to soften the blow, designed to make it easy to whip up anything from a quick pre-lecture meal to a hangover breakfast – all without breaking the bank. Read More
Make great baguettes with our bread maker based recipe
Make Beautiful Fresh Baguettes With Our Baguette Recipe
September 5, 2016
Nothing beats the smell of a freshly baked baguette, the satisfying crunch as you cut through the crust or the steam that explodes as you tear it open. So why not serve up a classic French stick with this super-easy recipe you can create with a bread maker. Read More
Biscuit Week GBBO
Great British Bake Off Biscuit Week
September 2, 2016
We loved The Great British Bake Off biscuit recipes this week, but whilst we couldn’t quite attempt their full-blown gingerbread showstoppers, we decided to try our hands at making our own simple biscuits here at Robert Dyas HQ. This no-fuss recipe is so simple and easy to make – and it went down a treat in the office! Here’s how we made our Lemon Sugar Biscuits. Read More
Get Set for the Bank Holiday
August 26, 2016
It’s nearly the bank holiday so it’s time to get some plans together and make the most of the long weekend – whatever the weather. We can’t predict if it’ll be a scorching heatwave or a total washout, but whether you’re entertaining kids or after a couple’s escape, we’ve got a range of ideas for everyone. Read More
Reviewed: The Kenwood kMix Stand Mixer
August 25, 2016
It’s cake week on The Great British Bake Off 2016 so we decided to don our chef’s hats and try out the Kenwood kMix Stand Mixer to make a delicious homemade Victoria sponge. Read More
LoungAir – Lounge Around in Style this Summer
August 16, 2016
If you’ve been to the beach, park or music festivals enjoying the summer sunshine, no doubt you’ve seen someone catching rays in style on a large inflatable bed that’s not your average lilo. This new trend? The LoungAir – an inflatable lounger that’s at home as much on a glamping trip as it is in your back garden. Read More

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