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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Sweet Mother

Mother’s Day is always a bittersweet day for me. As much as love the hugs and cuddles, the handmade cards and flowers; I still miss my mum. It’s coming up to five years since my mum passed away. Whenever I … Continue reading

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Cake or Cupcake? The Songstress

“It would have to be a mini cupcake…just as delicious, but less of the guilt.” – Ayo-dele

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Handcrafted cupcake card

I love the simplicity of this cupcake card. It is handmade from recycled paper by Kipepeo Designs and the proceeds from this card will go on to empower lives. Kipepeo Designs is a not-for-profit enterprise, selling hand-crafted cards made by impoverished … Continue reading

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