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3 Fab Baking Hax

Let's get baking and fill those tins with my top 3 baking hax.

Instant Ice Cream / Sorbet

Get prepped for instant ice cream or sorbet my peeps (click through for ice cream and sorbet flavour combos). When the sun is high and you can't be arsed to jump in your car, but you'd love a bowl of

Leftover Pastry?

'4 and 20 blackbirds baked in a pie...' so the rhyme goes, but it doesn't tell you what to do with the leftover cuttings.  That's where this (black) bird comes in!! Check out my fabulous, quick and delicious tips below.

No Spuds? No Problem!

What do you do when you run out of potatoes or fancy something a little different from the bog standard spud? Well, let me show you in this Hax. From your pantry, I'll introduce you to delicious, simple and divine

No Eggs? No Problem!

We've all done it, you're half way through your baking prep, reach into your pantry and frustratingly have no eggs.  You really want that cake, it's raining, you're in your sweats and you don't want to go out. This hax

TEAser : The Perfect Cuppa Tea (outtake)

Hey there my beautiful peeps!  Well, it had to happen, we've come to the end of Jax Food Hax : Series 1 : 36 gorgeous haxy episodes! So, here for your pleasure (!) and a bit of a laugh, is

Easy As : Quick Slice

As well as your boiled eggs, an egg slice, has multiple functions in the kitchen. Take it out of the 'egg' context and its use becomes multi purpose. In this hax, I use mine to slice fruits and vegetables for

Fresh As : Lemons

Use this hax to ensure your mixing bowl is fat free, so when you drop your egg whites in for your meringues or pavlovas you get beautiful, voluminous, airy softy peaks. To remove any excess oil, spicy flavours or sticky

Easy As : Sliced Tomatoes

Salad, pasta sauce, pizza, kebabs or soup time and you have loads of tomatoes to slice? Well this Hax will cut your chopping down to a minimum. Doesn't really matter if they're cherry, regular or beefy - this works just

Quick Clean Spice Grinder

If your coffee grinder doubles for prepping spices, chopping and changing between the two can leave you with residue oils and muddy flavours. With this easy, peasy, ric-ey hack, you will be spick and span in no time. Deets also

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