Pablo Picasso Was Never Called An A**hole

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The latest installment of my historical cake series is in this month’s Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine. This time, I’ve travelled to Le Belle Epoque to hang out with a young aspiring artist called Pablo Picasso. This buttercream covered cake was inspired by Picasso’s early work, Woman in Green, with a scratchy haphazard finish. The full step-by-step project, along with … Read More

Modern Watercolour Cake

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I am thrilled to share this new cake¬†with you. Inspired by Monet’s Water Lilies, this airbrushed design features in the current issue of Cake Decorating Heaven Magazine with step by step pictures to help you recreate the look at home. As is so often true, this kind of cake design is heavily reliant on the kit that you have at … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: A Beautiful Mess

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Hello, you gorgeous lot. It’s all go in my kitchen at the moment. I’ve been working on a very colourful tutorial for RocknRoll Bride Magazine. It’s been a messy one but who cares when the mess is this pretty? I’m also putting together a recipe for Mothers’ Day, inspired by so many of the Mothers in my life. The kitchen … Read More

A Cake for The Swan King

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I am so excited to kick off my new monthly series in Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine with a cake for Ludwig II of Bavaria, The Swan King. You all know what a history geek I am and it is with no small sense of joy that I undertake the challenge to actually create some of the cakes that I … Read More

Work In Progress Wednesday

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It’s a little crazy in the kitchen at the moment! In lieu of sharing an actual Wedding Cake with you today, I thought I would give you a little glimpse at what I am working on. You will be able to see the finished cakes along with full step by step instructions of how to make them in both Cake … 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

2016 Review: Part 1

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Too much happened this year for one review! Let’s split the year cleanly in half and try to review it logically. The year began in the way that so many of mine do; tipsy and watching music on the telly. I tweeted after midnight that, though happy with my lot in life, I would rather be David Bowie. Then he … Read More

Cover Girl!

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As I was tidying my office yesterday, I found this rather wonderful picture. My cakes, tutorials, and recipes have been featured on three front covers in recent weeks. Firstly, my Fool’s Gold and Rose Quartz Geode Cake tutorial is in Cake Decorating Heaven Magazine. This one was so much fun to create… a really simple approach to recreating the popular … Read More

I’m in the Bedford Clanger!

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I am so proud to live in beautiful Bedford. Chris and I left London in February 2015 and moved into the most wonderful community of creatives and, frankly, weirdos… I can say that because they are my friends and I love them. The last eighteen months have been some of the most creative and inspired that I have experienced and … Read More

The Cake & Bake Show is Coming to Manchester!

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot. How’s your week been going so far? I’ve been working on a very special 30th Birthday Cake, that I will show you very soon (obviously, I can’t show you too much behind the scenes stuff until the Birthday Boy sees his cake!) and my next piece for Cake Decorating Heaven Magazine. Have you seen my … Read More