Daily Archives: 9 February 2016


Top tips for Getting to Grips with US Baking

After a few months of living stateside I felt like I’d pretty much mastered the San Francisco ‘grocery store’, but one aisle still gave me trouble: the baking aisle. Eighteen months and many baking experiments later, I wanted share with other expats what I’ve learnt about American baking vocabulary, what can be substituted, and what to sneak in your suitcase on your next trip back home. Don’t bother looking for caster sugar I’ve only seen it once in San Francisco and it was $8 for about 250grams. This has been a source of huge frustration for my husband who makes […]