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Can you imagine a life without cupcakes?

I popped into Primark recently and saw this mug and I had to have one. A Life without cupcakes, is a life without love These are my sentiments, exactly.  Now someone put the kettle on and make me a cuppa.  … Continue reading

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A delicious Christmas parcel

Not everyone likes fruit cake.  So it’s always nice to find a delicious alternative for the Christmas table, or to take as a food gift.  I’m a big fan of this Christmas Parcel Cake from Morrison’s.  Mad with delicious Belgian … 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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Sweet friends and sweet treats

I am so grateful for my friends, especially the ones who continue to encourage me when it comes to the cake business. My friend Stèphanie recently gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, so I popped round to see her. … Continue reading

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Shana Tova

It’s Jewish New Year. Shana Tova! Here’s to health, happiness and sweetness in the year to come.

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Home baking

Home sweet home

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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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All I want for Christmas

“I love Christmas, I love the chaos and I love the stress, and I love pulling my hair out wondering what to buy for people. I love the sitting down with cookbooks and making shopping lists of ingredients, and I … Continue reading

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You can’t catch me, I’m the Ninjabread Man

Here are some cookies that are action-packed and would make a great Secret Santa present. The Ninjabread Cookie Kit, from the Stateside Candy Company contains gingerbread cookie mix (enough to make 20 Ninjabread Cookies), royal icing, candy beads and 4 … Continue reading

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