Category Archives: Africa

Secret Sip

To mark FairTrade fortnight, the FairTrade Foundation unveils its first secret hot chocolate salon from 25 February – 3 March. Inside an east London newsagent, tucked away behind the magazines and snacks, Chocolate lovers are invited to press a secret … Continue reading

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Word of mouth

It made me smile to receive a cake enquiry this morning. Under the’ how did you hear about us?’ category, the person typed ‘word of mouth’. Now isn’t that the best form of recommendation for a cake maker? – Feeling … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas tree, oh chocolate tree

Corentin Vignal is a 20 year old French chocolate and pastry maker, whose stunning chocolate work has caught my eye. At this young age, he has discovered a love and a passion to create works of art in chocolate. “After … Continue reading

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A healthy slice of cake

This one-off cake is probably the world’s most healthiest cake. Packed with pomegranates, bananas, blueberries, apples, carrots and baobab, an African superfruit. Baobab provides you with more iron than a juicy steak, more calcium than milk , six times more … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

It was my husband’s birthday last month, and of course I made him a birthday cake. He sees cake practically every day in the Delights Kitchen. So I wanted to create something simple (he doesn’t go in for fuss), something … Continue reading

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Cake or Cupcake? Do I have to choose?

“I absolutely love a slice of Victoria Sponge or a Lemon Drizzle cake. Having said that, I can’t refuse a Red Velvet cupcake…How could I?”- Lánre, Singer & Songwriter Catch Lanré at Ronnie Scotts for the Jazz Verse Jukebox.

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Cake or cupcake? – ‘Places please’

“A slice of cake any day. There’s nothing like a bit of warm, soft, moist chocolate or banana cake accompanied with a dollop of fresh homemade vanilla ice-cream.” – Femi Olufowoju, jnr – Director

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