Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cake Tales: For Lady Le Mar; stage, left

Angie Le Mar is a comedienne and actress who I’ve admired from afar.  She’s one of those ballsy women who, if it’s not happening, she makes it happen.  Not content with starring in other people’s plays and productions, she started … Continue reading

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Blog Birthday

Where has the year gone? Can it really be a year since I clicked ‘publish’ and wrote my first blogpost? Well you know I’ll have to stop and take a moment and have something cakey (and maybe something sparkling to sip) to celebrate. … Continue reading

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Who gives a fig?

Am I the only one who loves figs?  They are one of the sexiest fruits. The shape, the texture, the colour and that’s before you even bite  into the fruit.  They’re such a deep, dark, divine colour.  They feel velvety, smooth when … Continue reading

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Bake and Shake

Sometimes when I’m in the Delights Kitchen, I bake in silence.  All you will hear is the gentle whirring of the fan assisted oven or Penelope as she mixes the latest batch of cakes, cupcakes or buttercream. There are other … Continue reading

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Cupcakes for a cause

If you’re free on Saturday 19th November, come along to the Christmas Bazaar at St. Joseph’s Hospice, in Hackney.  St Joseph’s Hospice provides 365 days of life enhancing care; enabling people to live life to the full, to the very … Continue reading

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An ode to the fruitcake

Friends are the fruitcake of life; some nutty… some sweet… and some soaked in alcohol.  

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Cake Tales: Leave it to Beiber

If Justin Beiber was around in my day, he would have been known as a teen idol or teen heart- throb.  I come from a generation of girls who avidly bought Just Seventeen, Smash Hits and Photo Love. Nowadays, the … Continue reading

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Guilty pleasures and sweet delights

I went to a business breakfast meeting, the other morning.  I brought along some business cards, but thought I’d bring some cupcakes, so people could try out my wares.  I made some banana cupcakes with maple syrup buttercream and placed … Continue reading

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