Monthly Archives: February 2011

It’s only fair

We’re celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight in the Delights Kitchen.  Fairtrade Fortnight takes place from 28 February – 13 March 2011.  It is the Fairtrade Foundation’s annual awareness raising campaign to promote the difference that Fairtrade makes to millions of people in … Continue reading

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Bake of Day

There’s nothing better than a bit of early morning baking, for me.  I don’t do it everyday, but when I do, it is utter bliss.  It’s just me, my ingredients and the joy of being alone in the Delights Kitchen.  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Vanessa

On 22 February, Vanessa Feltz celebrated her birthday.  Here she is with her Delights by Cynthia  Hot Lips Birthday Cake. “What a stunning cake!” – Vanessa Feltz

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Cake Tales: The future’s bright

  I’m a child of the ‘70’s, you’ll hear plenty about this in later blog posts.  I grew up with a mother who spent summers in the ‘70’s floating around in kaftans and wearing doughnut shoes.  We had an orange … Continue reading

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Chocolates! For me?

I couldn’t resist treating myself to this bar of chocolate from the Co-operative.  After all it does have my name on it. Cynthia hoped Derek would understand there was no room for his suitcase as well as her chocolate stash.

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My little biscuit

I arrived to pick up my little one from nursery.  She usually runs up to me shouting ‘Mama’.  Today she called out ‘biscuit’ and handed me a biscuit wrapped in a napkin.  Phoebe and the other toddlers had been baking.  … Continue reading

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Our secret ingredient

 Let me start by first saying why wait for one day in the year to tell someone how much you love them…However, Valentine’s Day is a pretty great reminder for those who need it. One of the best things about … Continue reading

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It’s a love thing

Love is in the air in the Delights Kitchen.  We’re gearing up to bake some more cakes and cupcakes for Valentine’s Day on Monday.  While we’re in the kitchen, we’ll be playing some loved-up tunes to get us in the … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: Delightful Cynthia

After one phone call enquiry, I knew that  I’d get on famously with a bride-to-be called Cynthia.  In fact the cake consultation was more like a girly evening in with an old friend.  If I remember correctly, Cynthia was off … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: One Groom, Two Cakes, Five Days and Four Weddings…

On the FAQs section of our website, we let you know that for wedding cakes, we like about 6-8 weeks notice, if you’d like us to design and create your dream wedding cake.  That’s not a hard and fast rule.  … Continue reading

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