Monthly Archives: November 2014

We won’t name and (cake) shame

Most of my family and friends know that I’m all-about-the-cake. That means I bake from scratch and I’m not the biggest fan of manufactured cakes (there’s more love in a home baked cake). So when I invited a friend to … Continue reading

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Eat cake and pray

My friend Michelle moved to New Zealand over ten years ago and I still miss her. We communicate through Facebook and there are occasional sweet tweets, but it’s not the same. You can take the girl out of London, but … Continue reading

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Would you like a profiterole?

I was in central London last week. I had just finished a meeting, when I went to the lobby to call the lift. The lift door opened – nothing unusual about that. But inside the lift was a charming man … Continue reading

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Bake and do your bit

I made these cupcakes recently to celebrate a great team of people who work for a charity close to my heart. The staff at Children in Crisis are a dedicated bunch, passionate about their projects, and they put the needs … Continue reading

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