Monthly Archives: October 2013

The region’s bakers get ghostly for Halloween

24 October, 2013

Over the past few years, Halloween has become a bigger and bigger event for the baking world, with talented cake-makers competing to come up with the most imaginatively gruesome cake designs they can.

At BAKO North Western, we’ve been thoroughly blown away by the selection of haunting treats on offer this year, and we even shared a few Halloween recipes of our own in our latest seasonal workshop with local bakers.

Take a look at some of the Twitter community’s most spectacular edible nightmares below and don’t forget to let us know if you need any last minute Halloween cake supplies for your own ghoulish creations.


Chocolate week celebrations in the North

16 October, 2013

National Craft Bakers’ Week may have drawn to a close, but there’s no time for the North West’s bakers and pastry chefs to hang up their aprons just yet.

With the world’s largest chocolate show coming to the UK for the first time this weekend, food businesses across the country are celebrating Chocolate Week; seven days dedicated to all things chocolatey.

As a major supplier to the North West’s catering industry, we always have one eye on Twitter to discover what local bakers and chocolatiers have been creating, and we certainly haven’t been disappointed by what we’ve spotted this week. Here are some of our favourite rich chocolate creations from the region.

The North West’s most impressive food businesses show their skills at Manchester Food Festival

8 October, 2013

This year’s long-anticipated Manchester Food Festival definitely didn’t fail to impress, with hundreds of the city’s bakers, chefs and foodies gathering together to delight the local public with a dazzling array of edible treats.

As one of the North West ‘s leading suppliers to the local food industry, BAKO NW are always glad to showcase what the region has to offer, so we’ve dedicated this week’s blog to the most enticing gourmet creations from #MFDF13.