Tag 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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Pop Life

It’s time to celebrate! You can’t have a party without popcorn, right… Trader Joe’s have recently launched Trader Joe’s Birthday Cake Popcorn. Described as a party in a bag, it’s here to make your day-to-day life, just a bit more … Continue reading

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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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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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Home baking

Home sweet home

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Candy Girl

We’re knocked for six that our little lady is six years old. Miss Phoebe has grown up around cakes and all things sweet (and we have to monitor her sweet tooth, even though she insists she is head of Quality … Continue reading

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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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In praise of sprinkles

Those little dots of colour bring us so much fun and joy. ‘Sprinkling’ is probably the first job you allow your little ones to do, when you bake with them, this is because you can’t go wrong with sprinkles…A light … 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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