Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
14th - 20th
October 2019

Trusted since 1915, Pyrex's heat resistant glass has become a kitchen essential. Pyrex founded National Baking Week back in 2007 with like-minded baking brands. The aim of the campaign is to encourage people to bake at home – if you are a beginner or an expert, anyone can get involved!

Born in 1915 into a family with a shared enthusiasm for new glass applications, PYREX has always anticipated family expectations and changes. Over the years, PYREX has offered families new ideas to help prepare, cook and serve at the table.

Through continuous innovation, PYREX accompanies millions of households creating homemade great times in the kitchen and around the table.

Combining tradition and innovation, the brand now offers a wide range of cookware, available in several materials, shapes, designs and colours. Pyrex fulfills all your culinary needs with practical and affordable products.

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Tips and advice:

  • To stop the jam bubbling out of jam tarts before the pastry is cooked, simply keep the jam in the fridge before use – simple but very effective!
  • Freeze lemon juice in ice cube trays and then when recipes call for tablespoon of lemon juice just toss in a cube – this works well for all citrus fruits.
  • Zest a fresh orange (i.e. just the orange part not the white pith) and put into butter and brown sugar when you make sticky buns so the sugary part will not turn gritty but will really caramelise. Great taste and texture!
  • When cooking any kind of strawberry dessert, add a splash of aged Balsamic vinegar to the recipe to enhance the flavor of the strawberries
  • Egg whites should always be at room temperature before whipping. Be certain there is no yolk in the whites and that the bowl and beaters are perfectly clean. Cream, on the other hand, should be well-chilled.
  • Cookies will spread if your dough is too pliable by allowing butter to get too soft. If your cookies are spreading too much, try refrigerating the dough for a couple of hours before baking.

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