Monthly Archives: December 2013

All we need is a piece of peace

Need a slice of joy? A piece of peace? Or a generous helping of love? Look no further than this Christmas cake and cupcake set. Especially the heart shaped candy cane. Happy Christmas one and all!

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Frosty the snowman

Frosty the Snowman, was a jolly happy soul, With a corn cob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made of coal. Frosty the Snowman, is a fairytale, they say. He was made of snow, but the children know … Continue reading

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Was that cake bought or stollen?

Stollen cakes have been baked since the fourteenth century to resemble the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths. Some say it’s a bread, others say it’s a cake; the jury’s still out on this one (I say either way, it’s … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas

“I love Christmas, I love the chaos and I love the stress, and I love pulling my hair out wondering what to buy for people. I love the sitting down with cookbooks and making shopping lists of ingredients, and I … Continue reading

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It is Christmas, afterall

Christmas miracles can happen in the kitchen.

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You can’t catch me, I’m the Ninjabread Man

Here are some cookies that are action-packed and would make a great Secret Santa present. The Ninjabread Cookie Kit, from the Stateside Candy Company contains gingerbread cookie mix (enough to make 20 Ninjabread Cookies), royal icing, candy beads and 4 … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to bake, eat and be merry!

Tate & Lyle have totally got into the festive baking spirit with this limited edition Lyle’s Golden Syrup® gold tin, which features a Christmas pudding and a traditional sixpence. This kitchen classic is essential to all your Christmas baking. Whether … Continue reading

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Get stuck in to some cupcakes

You can get literally get stuck into a book like this. The Cupcake Sticker Book from Buster Books will fill children (and possibly the odd adult) with hours of fun. With over 20 pages to colour-in and 10 pages of … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Pastries in the papers…

Loving the fact that the humble croissant and doughnut are making the headlines.

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