Reasons to Follow Me on Instagram & Facebook…

As I work away in my kitchen, in a hive of activity that has not been seen since Snow White sorted out the dwarfs’ place, every once in a while I will pick up my phone for hard-earned procrastination. Snow White WISHES she had this luxury. So this is a quick blast from a busy kitchen to say head on … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Chocolate Mud Cakegasm

Sometimes, all you need is Chocolate Mud Cake. Just click on the words any time you see them to be taken to the recipe… you’ll crack sooner than you think. I am a guest at another Wedding today… two very dear friends are tying the knot this afternoon and those who follow me on Instagram may have seen my little … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: The UK’s First Klingon Wedding

Hello, you gorgeous lot! This is another scheduled post klaxon as, at the time of publication, there is every chance that I will be covered in icing sugar working on this week’s Wedding Cakes… all three of them! I’ve shared these pictures before but can never resist bringing them back out. I am so proud to have made the Wedding … Read More

Meet the New Food Editor of Vintage Life Magazine!

Er, hi there… it’s me; I’m totally the new Food Editor of Vintage Life Magazine! I am beyond thrilled about this as I really made my start as a Food Writer in Vintage Life Magazine. Before the books, before the shows, before the telly, there was Vintage Life. Look at me, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed! I can tell you exactly … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Jamie Laing

And I did! Yesterday, I was joined on stage at Foodies Festival by Jamie Laing from Made in Chelsea and we made a cake together. We used Jamie’s own brand of gourmet sweeties, Candy Kittens to decorate an ENORMOUS chocolate cake… I had baked it extra large as I had a feeling that we would have a few audience members … Read More

I’m Joining Made in Chelsea…

… OK, that’s a lie. However, I am going to be baking with Jamie Laing, star of Made in Chelsea at Foodies Festival, Alexandra Palace, this weekend. For those of you who do not know, Jamie owns Candy Kittens,┬áhis own brand of gourmet sweeties and wants to make a fabulous cake using these. And who better to help in this … Read More

Weekend Bakes: The Only Reason to Peel a Pistachio

There is only ever one reason to peel a pistachio: that reason is to bake the most seriously glamorous Pistachio & Raspberry Cake. There is no other reason. It is fiddly as hell. I do promise you that the effort is worth it and I totally recommend this recipe for all of your weekend baking needs. I will be baking … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: My Latest Creation

This Wedding Cake Wednesday, whilst I am hard at work on this weekend’s wedding cake, I thought I would share with you the first pictures of the cake that I made last weekend. I thoroughly enjoyed working on this cake as it was for dear friends of mine. When Leanne and James’ invitation landed through my letterbox, a wave of … Read More

Weekend Plans? Come to Foodies Festival, Alexandra Palace!

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! I’ll not lie to you, I have a busy week ahead and may be a little quieter than usual… I have a lovely wedding cake to make for the weekend and preparations to do for Foodies Festival at Alexandra Palace. If you are in or around North London, I would love to see you at … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Mo Farah

OK, I’m not into sports. I make no secret of this and it’s been a truly liberating thing to admit. I have a football team; this is purely tribal given that I was born into a family of supporters that include parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, my brother, cousins, and second-cousins. My baby pictures are of me wailing on a claret and … Read More