I've been baking for several years now, and it was only recently that I moved out of my home kitchen to run my cake making business in a professional commercial space. When the big move was happening, I realised just how much stuff I had accumulated - and figured it would be useful to share with you what I consider to be my 'essential survival kit' for baking, and some of the helpful, affordable accessories that I use to produce my baked goods.
There are lots of gadgets and widgets out there which are marketed as 'essential' but with some creativity and natural ability, you don't NEED a lot of it. This guide is mainly taken from my 'home baking' experience, as I can tell you, working in a commercial kitchen is another world!
So if you're looking to start baking goodies at home or already a keen baker, this is the starting place for you - and just in time for Christmas so if you're missing anything, you could always ask Santa :) Continue reading