Category Archives: Artist

A little jaunt to Paris

We love this illustration by Kasia Dudziuk.  It’s so sweet, chic and stylish;  it has all the things you love about Paris (especially all those chi-chi places to eat cake).  I dream about doing this all the time. One day, when … Continue reading

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You can’t keep a great cake maker down

I read this story in the news and Kaylyn McGuyrt has totally inspired me. After an ATV accident and losing her arm, right-handed  Kaylyn McGuyrt thought her career as a Cake Decorator was over over.  Seven months after her accident, … Continue reading

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Make your way to The Chocolate Show

If you like a lot of chocolate (come on, who doesn’t?), and you live in London, why not come down to Olympia for the Chocolate Show (17 – 19 October), just in time to celebrate National Chocolate Week. There will … Continue reading

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The vibes of Vibrant Orchid

The 2014 Pantone Colour of the year is Vibrant Orchid. You have already seen Vibrant Orchid making an appearance on the runways for Spring 2014 fashion collections and you will see more of this colour in interiors and furnishings. Leatrice … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the Dior Café

The House of Dior took over Harrods for a month, in the spring. It seems like ages away now, but when my daughter Jemimah turned 10, she wanted to do something ladylike for her birthday. So we headed straight for … Continue reading

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Katy Berry

Bless her – my little girl keeps calling Mary Berry (the queen of cakes), Katy Berry. She’s obviously getting her confused with Katy Perry (Pop Princess). Can you see the resemblance? Is seems like someone else has the same idea… … 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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