Category Archives: Eat

Breaking news from George the Gingerbread man

I feel a bit like a newscaster with this breaking news story… Gingerbread is a firm favourite flavour for the festive period, whether it’s a gingerbread house, cookies, or a variety of other foods. Krispy Kreme has created a limited … 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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Do you like chocolate cake?

If you like great children’s stories and you like chocolate cake, you will take great delight in Michael Rosen’s rich and delicious descriptions.  If you have little ones with you, gather round, sit comfortably and press play.

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Rosette Swirl Birthday Cake

Birthdays are one of my favourite celebrations to create cakes for. First birthdays are extra special. So it was such a delight to make this rosette cake for Isabella’s first birthday celebrations. Rich chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream, decorated with … Continue reading

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All we need is a piece of peace

Need a slice of joy? A piece of peace? Or a generous helping of love? Look no further than this Christmas cake and cupcake set. Especially the heart shaped candy cane. Happy Christmas one and all!

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‘Tis the season to bake, eat and be merry!

Tate & Lyle have totally got into the festive baking spirit with this limited edition Lyle’s Golden Syrup® gold tin, which features a Christmas pudding and a traditional sixpence. This kitchen classic is essential to all your Christmas baking. Whether … Continue reading

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So what makes you bake?

You know what’s in it When you make a homemade cake, there’s none of the gunk that a shop-bought cake might have. You do your bit for the environment Home baking means that you simply take your cake out of … 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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Cake manifesto

What a great manifesto for cake! Ms Cupcake: The Naughtiest Vegan Cupcakes in Town, published by Square Peg, is filled with indulgent recipes to make at home for vegan, dairy free and gluten free diets. Bake, eat and enjoy!

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The girl can’t help it

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