Category Archives: America

I’ll have the same as Joe

So, there you are, working behind the counter at the Dog Tag Bakery.  You’re doing your shift, making coffee, selling doughnuts and in walks Barack Obama and Joe Biden. Surely, you must be seeing things. But it’s true.  Former President … Continue reading

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Born in the USA #cupcakes

Us Brits proudly stand behind the fairy cake.  But cupcakes were definitely born in the USA.  So to celebrate American Independence Day this week, I created these peanut butter and jelly cupcakes, in honour of the all-American sandwich, which the … Continue reading

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“It’s a BUNdt!”

One of my favourite films has got to be My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Even more so because there’s a wonderful scene where the two families meet; and there’s a cake involved. Bundt cakes are baked in distintive bundt pans … Continue reading

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The art of cake

I take great delight in the work of Wayne Thiebaud; an American painter who paints heavenly visions of cakes, pies and pastries.  His work is bold and colourful and was definitely a forerunner to pop art. Many people wonder if his cakes and … Continue reading

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