Monthly Archives: August 2011

My heart will go on (and on, and on and on….)

Don’t worry, I’m not about to paste a Youtube link with Cindy Leon warbling away.  But a weird thing happend last week, I looked at the cake list to be made for the following week and noticed that there were three … Continue reading

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Cherry Vanilla

Marvellous Mavala have done it again, bringing a splash of colour to my beauty box.   These small but perfectly formed nail polish pots (£4.10 each) are fab.  They’re tiny enough for the colour not to  dry-up, by the time you reach the … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: Take my hand

Annabel and Meshach – 9 July 2011 I saw Annabel’s lace wedding dress way back in January, when we began discussing the wedding cake. She wanted the lace element incorporated into her cake.  Annabel didn’t give me a brief for her … Continue reading

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Making it Big

I’ve been factoring in some down-time, away from the Delights Kitchen, recently.  I’ve used the time to catch up on some reading.  Yes, I read the paper, I read tweets and I read recipes, but I can’t remember the last … Continue reading

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London love

I think we’ve all had a belly full of bad behaviour in London this week.  We’ve all been shocked, appalled and even scared about what’s been going on in our neighbourhoods. Now we can all point the finger and blame … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Tuesdays

Where has our summer gone?  When there’s no chance of a lark in the park and you don’t want your little ones glued to the goggle box, baking could be the perfect option. Here’s a few tips so there’s fun … Continue reading

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