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Adventures in chocolate

Every time this M&S advert appears on our television, the whole family is rendered silent. An adventure in chocolate.  There’s no place I’d rather be…

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Just a spoonful of sugar

We all love some sweetness in our cakes. Here are a few sugary top tips for bakers: • If you want to reduce your sugar intake for health reasons, such as diabetes, use sweeteners as an alternative to sugar. Be … Continue reading

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In for a penny, in for a pound

“I don’t eat meat, so I stick mainly to fish, vegetables and grains, but I think everyone should have a treat once in a while. My favourite is pound cake; it’s really rich and so much butter is used to … Continue reading

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Hope you had a cool yule

I must be honest. I needed to make a festive cake for an event…Pronto! I’m not sure why, but I went back in time (waaay back), to my Home Economics class in secondary school. One of the things we were … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas tree, oh chocolate tree

Corentin Vignal is a 20 year old French chocolate and pastry maker, whose stunning chocolate work has caught my eye. At this young age, he has discovered a love and a passion to create works of art in chocolate. “After … Continue reading

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Christmas Spice

My friend went to Grenada on holiday and brought me back some very special gifts: • Nutmeg • Cinnamon • Cloves It was such a delight to see spices in their natural state and not packaged in a jar or … Continue reading

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Happy Macarons

Is there no end to this man doing all he can to make us happy? Pharrell Williams has created two macarons flavors for his fans in Paris: cola and peanut butter-flavoured macarons. After selling-out four nights of concerts, the singer … Continue reading

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Make your way to The Chocolate Show

If you like a lot of chocolate (come on, who doesn’t?), and you live in London, why not come down to Olympia for the Chocolate Show (17 – 19 October), just in time to celebrate National Chocolate Week. There will … Continue reading

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After school cake class

I finally had a window in the diary, when things were quiet in the Delights Kitchen. My Daughter, Jemimah wanted a play date with her friend Katie, which involved cakes. The girls had a super time after school, baking, piping … Continue reading

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Bricking it

For half-term, I treated my daughters to a trip to the cinema, to see the LEGO Movie; we had a lot of fun. It reminded me of the LEGO cake, I created for one of my favourite customers; Noah (well … Continue reading

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