Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wedding cakes around the world: Peru

There are so many beautiful, thoughtful and sentimental customs surrounding wedding cakes; around the world. I thought we’d go on a little journey discovering them. You might want to incorporate them in your wedding. First stop: Peru There’s an unusual … Continue reading

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This charming cupcake

Isn’t this cupcake charm bracelet from Gigi Jewellery delightful?

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I should cocoa

If you’re baking a chocolate cake or making a chocolate dessert always use unsweetened cocoa powder (and not drinking chocolate). Opt for a brand that contains 100% cocoa solids. Dust over cakes and puddings for a rich taste and a … Continue reading

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When the first flurry of snowflakes fell to the ground. It looked like London had been given a light dusting of icing sugar. Once we had proper snow, it was time to go out and have some fun…I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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January’s edible word search

Now this one might be a little tricky…. Can you guess what the word is?

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“It’s a BUNdt!”

One of my favourite films has got to be My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Even more so because there’s a wonderful scene where the two families meet; and there’s a cake involved. Bundt cakes are baked in distintive bundt pans … Continue reading

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Cake or Cupcake?: The Artisan

“I prefer cake versus cupcake, because a cupcake is not enough. And my favourite cake should have cinnamon in it, I like cinnamon a lot”. – Stéphanie Hill Stéphanie created this especially for Delights by Cynthia: To view the rest … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will…

I found this on last year’s calendar…Made me chuckle.

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We were given this HUGE cupcake cookie jar for Christmas. It’s enormous! Still, it came to the perfect home. It’ll hardly be empty in the Delights Kitchen.

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Galette de rois – part 2

I picked my daughters up from school this afternoon. As a ‘good mother’, I always ask “How was your day? and “what did you learn?” Well, to my surpise, Jemimah learnt all about a French tradition at New Year. She … Continue reading

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