Chocolate ganache basics

Ganache is a magically versatile baking technique used to make everything from shiny cake glazes to fudgy truffles. Learn about different ratios, ganache best practices and how to salvage a splitting mixture.

Homemade pumpkin puree for spooky season bakes

While we may not have easy access to tinned pumpkin puree in South Africa, that doesn’t mean we can’t partake in the baking trend! Here’s how to make homemade pumpkin puree from scratch for all your spooky season NOMU MiniMakes bakes.

Choosing the best type of chocolate for baking

Couverture or compound? Milk or dark? Bittersweet vs semisweet? What does 70% mean? Chips, discs, drops, callets!? We’re demystifying all-things chocolate to help you pick the best type for your bakes.

The magic of brown butter in baking

Brown butter prepared in a stainless steel frying pan

Discover how easy it it to transform butter into it’s liquid gold counterpart and the sophisticated depth it can bring to your favourite bakes!

Blondies 101: Baking perfect NOMU MiniMakes blondies

Your ultimate guide to baking beautiful NOMU MiniMakes blondies! Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can add your own creative twist to the base recipe to create many variations with consistently delicious results.

Brownies 101: Baking perfect NOMU MiniMakes brownies

Your ultimate guide to baking beautiful NOMU MiniMakes brownies! Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can add your own creative twist to the base recipe to create many variations with consistently delicious results.

Cakes 101: Baking a perfect NOMU MiniMakes cake

This is everything you need to know to bake flawless NOMU MiniMakes cakes. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can add your own creative twist to the three base cake recipes to create many variations with consistently delicious results.