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Baking again?

During these lockdown days, we flit from the laptop to the hand mixer with relative ease, baking sweet treats and comfort food.  My WhatsApp messages are filled with images of home baked goods, recommended recipes, along with random messages with … 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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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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For Elise

Here is beautiful little Elise, sitting proudly, next to her christening cake. The cake is a vanilla sponge with vanilla buttercream, presented on a fondant covered board and decorated with silver edible letters which spell out her name; around the … Continue reading

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Hurrah for Stir-Up Sunday!

Hurrah! It’s Stir-up Sunday! You’ve been lovingly soaking your mixed fruit for the best part of the year with rum, brandy or whiskey; and today’s the day, you can crack on with your Christmas cakes or Christmas puddings. Mrs Cratchit … 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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Cake Tales: The Royal Christening Cake

It’s lovely to know that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kept with tradition, when it came to the royal christening of Prince George. After the christening, the royal party and their guests were served tea at Clarence House. The … 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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Aunty Cake!

My girls and I spent the day with their younger cousins the other day. We had lots of fun in the sun. I love the fact that my little nephews call me ‘Aunty Cake’. I wonder why that is?

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