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A sweet celebration

  Tate & Lyle are celebrating 140 years of sweetness this year.  To mark the occasion, they created this colossal cake, which showcased family favourites over the last 14 decades and inspiration for the future. The 15 tiers comprised of: … Continue reading

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Wherefore art thou

Just over 30 years ago, I went to Art College.  I’m sure I have mentioned this before in previous posts.  But for those of you who didn’t know, I spent two years fine tuning my artistic skill to no avail.  … Continue reading

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On the road with cakes

When cakes leave the Delights Kitchen, I’m always a little sad.  I wave them off and peek though the window as they head off with their happy new owners, never to be seen again.  Before they leave, I always give … 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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Last week at Cake International

I can’t believe that it was only last weekend, that I was at Cake International.  It’s the UK’s leading baking, cake decorating and sugarcraft exhibition, held at Alexandra Palace. For me, it was an opportunity to check out at some … Continue reading

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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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Cake-gate

  English etiquette teaches us that at dinner parties and social gatherings, you never mix good food with talk of religion or politics. Cake is universal, everybody loves cake, there is a special cake out there for everyone,  (whether you’re … Continue reading

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