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Scottish Baking Awards 2014

Scottish Food Writer,Novelist and Masterchef winner- Sue Lawrence and Masterbaker Melanie Andrews

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Mark Greenaway BBC Great British menu and Restaurateur , Lady Claire Macdonald OBE Award Winning Cook and  Novelist and Masterbaker Melanie Andrews

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Scottish Baking Awards

To find out how you can apply to be on our judging panel of experts or to enter your baking creations see - for more details .

This week marks the start of our Epic journey across Scotland in search for the best Afternoon Tea from some of our Best Loved Hotels. For our Reviews to be Credible we believe no advance Notification should be given in most cases , no money should change hands in turn for a great review, no Membership needs to be applied for and our Professional Food Critic -Melanie Andrews will pay what you would pay . Our reviews will be genuine,honest ,professionally critiqued by a lady with over 40 years experience . Nowadays you have Awards for everything and all manner of people that you have never heard of Blogging or reviewing your hard earned business. Lets get back to giving honest reviews that stand for something . Keep checking here for our reviews . They are Credible folks !

This year with the massive Success of the 2014 Scottish Baking Awards ,we are introducing another brand New Category to add to the 14 we already have. There has long been a gap in the market for Hotels in Scotland that produce an excellent Food and Drink menu to be able to follow on with a great Dessert/ High Tea/ Baking/ Patisserie . This part of the menu too often lets them down. We at the Scottish Baking Awards aim to highlight the Hotels in Scotland that are managing to achieve every course as good as the last . Melanie Andrews - Founder/Director of The Scottish Baking Awards ,  Professional Chef and Masterbaker will be carrying out each and every review . This website will be re-designed over the next week to focus on this great new category . If you would like prior knowledge to her visit please email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The following are The Scottish Baking Awards 2014 Category winners -

1. Scotlands Best Tearoom - The Wallace tearooms - Lanark

2. Scotlands Best Coffee Shop - Arlenes Coffee Shop- Isle of Mull

3. Scotlands Best Cafe - Mountain Cafe - Aviemore

4. Scotlands Best estuarant- Venachar Lochside - Callander

5. Scotlands Best baker from Home - Hautecake by Sonnda Catto - Glasgow

6. Scotlands Best Bakery - Biggar flavour - Biggar

7. Most Nominated Online - Muneroy- Campbeltown

8. Outstanding Achievement Award - Macmillan Coffee Shop - Perth

9. Chocolate Category - Shona Sutherland from Taystful - Blairgowrie

10. Novelty Cake category - Caroline Earnshaw - Dunblane

11. Sugarcraft Cake category - Fiona Ferguson - Regal and Royal - Edinburgh

12. Scotlands Best Supermarket baked products - Sainsburys Drumchapel

13. Up and Coming Bakers - Perth College - Willow Thomson

14. Melanie Andrews Special Recognition Award - Fraser Chalmers - Aberdeen College.

Congratulations to every single one of you and we hope to see you enter again for 2015.

Melanie Andrews

Only one week today folks and we will know our Winners . Hopefully the sun will still be shining and we will have a great day . We are now taking Nominations for 2015 so keep them coming in and we can book you in early . See our Book an Assessment Tab on the Home page for details . all the very best of luck to all our Finalists .

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Melanies baking video
New for 2014 Melanie Andrews demonstrates step by step basic Baking Recipes.
DVD - £10 +£2-50 p&p

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