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Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
November 16, 2016
It’s the pièce de résistance of Christmas (aside from the dinner… and the presents... and the decorations... and the… okay, it’s all pretty special). If you’ve not put yours up yet, take a look at these hints and tips for choosing and decorating your Christmas tree. Read More
A Handy Guide to Christmas Prep
November 16, 2016
Here we’ve put together a realistic guide to prepping for the big day for anyone inclined to leave things until the eleventh hour. Read More
Make-Ahead or Last-Minute Christmas Cake
November 10, 2016
Whether you prefer making your Christmas cake in advance or tend to leave it to the last minute, we've got the perfect recipe for you. Read More
Christmas Gifts for Kids
November 7, 2016
It’s the big countdown to Christmas, so make sure you’re all stocked up to give the little ones their best Christmas yet! Read More
Sloe Gin for Christmas
October 29, 2016
Christmas is fast approaching and whilst you might be able to get your shopping at the last minute, sloe gin needs at least a month to prepare. Read More
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
PASTRY MAKING DOs AND DON’Ts
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

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