7 Creative Dessert Recipes to Make When You’re All Out of Ideas

7 Creative Dessert Recipes to Make When You’re All Out of Ideas

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It’s easy to stick to conventional desserts that you could quickly whip up with a blindfold on in the kitchen. Sometimes shying away from seemingly complex baking recipes with ingredients you can’t pronounce seems like the best bet. But here are a few incredibly creative dessert recipes that will take your baking skills to the … Read more

How to Measure Ingredients for Baking

How to Measure Ingredients for Baking

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When it comes to baking, correctly measuring ingredients is essential! Here are easy tips to help you accurately measure dry ingredients and liquids for the best possible results: Pack Brown Sugar Brown sugar is always packed to press out the pockets of air trapped among the sugar granules. Packing is the standard way brown sugar … Read more

Easily Avoidable Mistakes That Ruin Bread Rolls

Easily Avoidable Mistakes That Ruin Bread Rolls

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Imagine sopping up gravy with homemade dinner rolls tonight (think beautiful, buttery golden-brown crust with a soft and fluffy inside). Even if you aren’t well versed with the ins and outs of making bread rolls, all you need to do is avoid these baking mistakes: #1 Avoid using expired yeast Check the ‘use by’ date … Read more

Decadent Desserts to Ring In The New Year

Decadent Desserts to Ring In The New Year

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Ringing in the New Year with loved ones and close friends is a special occasion that calls for delicious baked goods and great conversation. Celebrate the New Year with friends, family and great Stork recipes. We’ve put together a list of celebratory recipes that can be made in the comfort of your home: Red Velvet … Read more

Uncommon South African Dishes To Make This Christmas

Uncommon South African Dishes To Make This Christmas

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Hello, festive season! The weeks leading up to Christmas is an exciting time for many families. It’s a time of planning, decoration, good cheer and merriment. For the most part, people look forward to the delicious array of baked goods and desserts that deck the table for Christmas lunch. Because Stork loves to bake, we … Read more

Baking Tips to Make Baking More Enjoyable

Baking Tips to Make Baking More Enjoyable

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Who likes to bake but wishes there was a more enjoyable way of doing so? Well, we all have our way of whipping together delicious baked treats, but that doesn’t mean we wouldn’t welcome some tips on how to make the baking experience a more enjoyable one. With that said, whipping together some delicious baked … Read more

Scone O’Clock: Afternoon Tea Recipes We Can’t Resist

Scone O’Clock: Afternoon Tea Recipes We Can’t Resist

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Afternoon tea is the time of day where we can sit back and relax for a few minutes, and take stock of the day’s activities. It also gives you a reason to gather together with friends and whip together some tasty baked treats that are easy to prepare and delicious to sample. If you’re looking … Read more

Classic South African Baking Ideas

Classic South African Baking Ideas

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With great diversity comes all the perks of learning about our various cultures through our differences. Not only are we a country rich in art, language, literature, history and music, but we are also greatly blessed with delicious homegrown recipes and baking ideas originating from our melting pot. Vetkoek, Fat Cakes Or Amagwinya They may … Read more

Lockdown favourites – dessert recipes to try at home

Lockdown favourites – dessert recipes to try at home

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We have all seen the gorgeous banana bread and sourdough loaves gracing our social media feeds – and we say “power to you!” Why not try your hand at some edible wonders or some heavenly hobbies while you are adjusting to your new normal? Here are a few ideas for you to try if you … Read more

Baking basics – a recipe for amateur bakers to succeed

Baking basics – a recipe for amateur bakers to succeed

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Fancy some Christmas treats in the middle of July, August or even September? Why not? It doesn’t have to be the festive season to try out Christmas cake recipes. Not only will you have something tasty, but you’ll also hone your baking skills. Baking fundamentals are the paving stones of delicious baked goods. Once you … Read more

10 Ingredients every home baker should have in their fridge and pantry

10 Ingredients every home baker should have in their fridge and pantry

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Before you can call yourself a home baker, there are a few pantry and fridge staples that you need to have. Here are the 10 items every home baker should have: Flour As the name suggests, plain all-purpose flour is the ingredient that forms the basis of most sweet and savoury bakes. Without plain flour, … Read more

Warm things up with the Stork Heritage Bake Book

Warm things up with the Stork Heritage Bake Book

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The weather isn’t cooperating anymore, the cold is slowly creeping in and taking over from the warm climate of seasons past. The beautiful mornings with the sun shining through your windows, filled with plenty of outdoor fun are being replaced by misty window panes, cups of hot chocolate and blankets. We need some baked comfort … Read more