Tag Archives: London

The Delights House

It was one of those Saturday afternoons.  The customers had arrived and collected their cakes, the chores were completed, and it was a bright, sunny day.  I took my daughters for a walk, to get some exercise and fresh air, … Continue reading

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Cakespiration: Bake to school with cupcakes

  There’s nothing like stepping out of the Delights Kitchen, with my cupcake carrier, in order to be fired up and inspired about all things cake.  Last week I had the privilege of spending the day at a school for … 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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New Choux

Choux pastry is light dough that rises in the oven, leaving the inside soft and hollow and the outside golden and crispy. It is a staple of every patisserie in France, but the quality of such pastry has been hard … Continue reading

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What’s on the table, Mabel?

If you’ve not seen the advert with Monty and Mabel, where in the world have you been? I popped into John Lewis the other day, just to do some last minute shopping (my husband keeps reminding me that I keep … 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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Would you like a profiterole?

I was in central London last week. I had just finished a meeting, when I went to the lobby to call the lift. The lift door opened – nothing unusual about that. But inside the lift was a charming man … Continue reading

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