Paperback Writer Cupcakes

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Last week ended up being insanely busy. This was not because I took on any more work than I had scheduled, but rather that I got a little more involved in a job than I had originally planned. This kind of thing happens all the time! Some commissions fire my interest so much so that any consideration of time goes … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Grace Kelly

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot. How was the weekend? Hope you’re not missing it too much and that I can help to ease you into the working week. Mondays on my blog are dedicated to those people who inspire me and who I would love to thank for this with a cake. Today’s subject is a true icon of style … Read More

Fashion on Friday: I Like Your Style

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Hello there, you gorgeous lot. Apologies for the quiet week on the blog but I’ve been crazy busy in the kitchen! I will share pictures of what I created next week (though, if you are following me on Twitter, you may have seen them already). I fell down the rabbit hole whilst working on some rather intricate cupcake designs. It … Read More

Foodies Festival Earlybird Tickets

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Hands up who’s looking forward to the Summer? These dark mornings are wearing a little thin. I thought I would bring you a little something to look forward to with the help of Foodies Festival. Tickets are available now for the following 3-day events across the country: Brighton, Hove Lawns (29th April – 1st May) Bristol (12th – 14th May) … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Jay Rayner

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot. I hope that you are all ready to face these final few days of January with gusto. If you are finding that recent global events have continually kicked the gusto out of you, I hope that you will stand beside me, feign gusto, fake it until you make it with every fibre of your being, … Read More

Fashion on Friday: If It Works…

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… go with it! In last week’s Fashion on Friday, I shared pictures of the Rachel Dress from Voodoo Vixen, a mid-calf wiggle dress in dark green tartan with a faux fur collar. I make no secret of the fact that I love this dress and will probably wear it to death. However, it is not ideal for all occasions; … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Shaking Up A Retro Classic

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Have you seen the latest issue of Vintage Life Magazine? Inside its glamorous pages, I am interviewed by my darling friend Kevin Geddes, author of the rather wonderful blog Keep Calm and Fanny On. Kevin and I share a love of all things Fanny Cradock and, though I needed no excuse, I jumped at the chance to dress up as … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: A Touch of Metallic

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot. You may have noticed that I am not sharing any new Wedding Cakes at present; this is because we are very much ‘out of season’. Whilst I am lucky enough to have a few wonderful winter couples, generally the Wedding season kicks off in April. That’s when it gets busy! So I wanted to share … Read More

A Love Song Cake for Valentine’s Day

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I am beyond thrilled to share this cake with you! Featured in the current issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine, this very special Valentine’s Day cake is dedicated with love to Chris. Can you spot why? The three-tiered white Wedding Cake is emblazoned with the lyrics to Love Song by The Cure, in full. It was a labour of … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Uncle Rick Wakeman

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot! Here we are again; it’s Monday, it’s foggy and it’s cold, so I’m bringing you a little fantasy bake to warm you up. Every Monday on my blog is dedicated to those people who I would love to bake a cake for. It’s just me amusing myself at the start of each week! I’m building … Read More