Monthly Archives: August 2013

An afternoon at the Dior Café

The House of Dior took over Harrods for a month, in the spring. It seems like ages away now, but when my daughter Jemimah turned 10, she wanted to do something ladylike for her birthday. So we headed straight for … Continue reading

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Aunty Cake!

My girls and I spent the day with their younger cousins the other day. We had lots of fun in the sun. I love the fact that my little nephews call me ‘Aunty Cake’. I wonder why that is?

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Wedding cakes around the world – Ireland

The top tier of an Irish wedding cake is traditionally and Irish Whiskey Cake. This cake can be frozen and can be used as a christening cake for the first child, or for the first wedding anniversary. Slainte!

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Fancy a hot fudge sundae?

"Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt." — Judith Olney, 20th Century American chef

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An easy mistake to make

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Bless the bride

It was lovely to make these cupcakes, early one Saturday morning, for a special bridal shower breakfast, for a bride-to-be. A week before her wedding a group of us girlies got together for a breakfast and just to bless this … Continue reading

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