Happy 196th Birthday to The Old Vic Theatre!

Every now and then, I get a really exciting commission that allows me to really challenge myself as a cake designer. You may remember that I donated a cake to The Old Vic Theatre for their 24 Hour Plays Celebrity Gala back in November, so I was thrilled when the team got in touch to ask me to make a cake … Read More

NEW Marshmallow Meringue Frosting!

At Restoration Cake, I pride myself on trying to be just that little bit different at all times… As such, when I was asked to create a cake covered only in frosting and flowers, I wanted to do something a little Restoration with it. Behold, this cake is covered with my new Marshmallow Meringue Frosting! This frosting is made using … Read More

2013: Oh, What a Year!

As we slowly put 2013 to bed and start pouring ourselves a glass or two of bubbly, it’s easy to feel a little too eager for the New Year to begin. I am beside myself with excitement as I scheme and dream of all that could be around the corner but want to savour this quiet moment to think about … Read More

My Very First Book!

I couldn’t resist sharing this picture with you on a wet Monday morning… The very first copy of my first ever book arrived on Saturday and I was more than a little thrilled to get my hands on it! Burlesque Baking is a cake decorating book for those who want to add a little glamour to their cakes. You will be … Read More

On Idolatry

Last night, a thousand souls braved the fenland mist and congregated in Ely Cathedral to hear a Domestic Goddess speak. As Nigella Lawson took to the stage, she apologised and said that she would not be singing, in spite of appearances – the microphone that she was using did look suspiciously like it had come from a karaoke bar! Nigella … Read More

It’s Cake, Jim, But Not As We Know It!

This is definitely the biggest and most complex Wedding Cake that I have ever created. I am not at all scared of a challenge and when tested to put my principles of giving a couple EXACTLY what they want on their big day, I am there with piping bag at the ready! Those who have been following the Twitter feed will … Read More