Category Archives: Christmas

Jump Around

I love a Christmas jumper (although I’m yet to actually possess one) and it seems that I’m not the only one.  Remember the delightful Mark Darcy in his Christmas jumper in the Bridget Jones Diary. You don’t have to look … Continue reading

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Have yourself a Mary Berry Christmas

Christmas came early for me this year.  A fortnight early, to be precise.  First I was super-excited to receive Season’s Eatings the festive cookery book on feasts and celebrations, as Secret Santa present.  Then later that day, I was a … Continue reading

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Wish list

Dear Santa, I have been good this year.  I’ve not burnt a single cake in 2017 and I’ve not even been tempted to ‘lick the spoon’.  If you’ve not bought my presents yet, any of these will come in handy … Continue reading

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United Sweets of America

As we approach Christmas Day, there are usually more sweet things on offer, wherever you go – the office, get-togethers, even supermarket tasters and freebies. In the UK, Old School traditionalists are cracking open a family tin of Quality Street … Continue reading

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Out and about with cake

Last weekend, I stepped out of the Delights Kitchen and took part in a Christmas Fair at our local nail bar, Pili Does Nails. Paloma Banks, the owner and I, have been business buddies for quite some time now, so … Continue reading

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Gingerly…

Not long now until Christmas and I’m well under way with my shopping (if truth be told, I’ve been Christmas shopping since August).  This year I have seen and have been buying lots of things with a gingerbread theme. I … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cake

I’ve made cakes and cupcakes this year with joy being a big part of them.  Excuse the pun, but it truly was a joy to create them. Rachel’s 50th birthday cake consisted of an illustration by Stephanie Hill; a depiction … Continue reading

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