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So Fab!

One the great things about the great British summer, is enjoying long hot, sunny days with a super-cool ice lolly (I think you call them ice-pops in the States). One of my favourite lollies is Fab.  This three-tiered lolly is … 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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Caketastic competition

Every year the Telegraph Hill festival in South East London, hosts an annual cake competition.  Each year there are set themes and bakers and cake decorators can enter a cake based on the themes.  The festival is open to the … Continue reading

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Baking back in time

Excuse me while I indulge in a little nostalgia…I can remember baking with my mother, or to be honest, watching her bake.  She rarely used a recipe; she tended to add her ingredients by eye and to taste.  But she … Continue reading

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Oh come, all ye bakeful

  For a creative slant on the Christmas story, why not try by Susie Bentley-Taylor and Bekah Moore, £6.99, published by The Good Book Company).  The book is a great way to explore the Christmas story with children through baking. There … Continue reading

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Chocolate cake…the first time

First birthdays are always exciting occasions.  Everyone remembers them, except the birthday boy or girl.   But do you remember the first time you tried chocolate cake? Well this gorgeous little lady certainly will. For Anastasia’s first birthday, I made … Continue reading

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Eat cake and pray

My friend Michelle moved to New Zealand over ten years ago and I still miss her. We communicate through Facebook and there are occasional sweet tweets, but it’s not the same. You can take the girl out of London, but … Continue reading

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