Category Archives: Delights

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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The Delights House

It was one of those Saturday afternoons.  The customers had arrived and collected their cakes, the chores were completed, and it was a bright, sunny day.  I took my daughters for a walk, to get some exercise and fresh air, … Continue reading

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Instacake

We recently had a special birthday in the Delights household.   Our eldest daughter turned 13.  Not just because she’s my daughter, but she is growing up to be a beautiful, well-mannered young lady.  We didn’t have the terrible twos, when … Continue reading

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Birthday Biscuits

I’m a busy mum. As we head towards the end of each week, I’m surprised with the amount I am able to achieve, yet I sometimes still feel overwhelmed with what is still left on my to-do list. My eldest … Continue reading

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Treat your inner-kid to a cupcake

Now you see it Now you don’t Special thanks to Charlie Crafer, for showing us the sheer delight of cupcakes.

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Delights on Dream Corner

I’ve joined an awesome line-up of ladies who have been interviewed by the lovely Viv Oyolu of Dream Corner. Have a listen in, as I talk about Delights by Cynthia and managing family life.

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Hot cross buns

In many Christian countries, hot crust buns have been eaten during Lent, right through to Good Friday. The cross on the bun is a symbol of the Crucifixion. During the reign of Elizabeth I, in 1592, a decree was given … Continue reading

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Very tasty

Tasty Poems is a delicious collection of poems, all about the joys of food, collected by Jill Bennett; delightfully illustrated by award-winning artist Nick Sharratt (published by Oxford University Press). The poems are fun and simple rhymes, which children will … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

I can’t tell you how thrilled I am…Well, delighted actually; Delights by Cynthia received a commendation award for the Small Business of the Year, for the Camden and Islington Business Awards 2012. Two weeks ago, I had a Cinderella moment.  I … Continue reading

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Beiber x12

I had the strangest dream, the other night.  I dreamt that Justin Beiber had been cloned twelve times and all twelve clones were sitting in the Delights Kitchen, watching me bake… I can’t, for the life of me, imagine why … Continue reading

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