Fantasy Bakes: Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx may as well have been a blood relative – I saw more of him growing up than I did of many family members! You think I am exaggerating? Ask my parents and my little Brother. We watched Marx Brothers films all the time and I have always found it difficult to share this passion with my peers as … Read More

Happy 4th July!

A quick post from another crazy day in my kitchen… I wanted to wish a very happy 4th July to all of my dear American friends and family. I hope that you are all enjoying a fabulous day off. This time last year, I had just developed my recipe for Key Lime Pie in honour of my Cousin Zach, visiting … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Barack Obama

I should begin this post with a sincere apology to my American friends as my understanding of American politics is based solely on a the following: A year spent studying American History as a part of my History A-Level, which included a trip to Boston, my first time in America, where I got starstruck at phone booths and developed a dangerous … Read More

Weekend Bakes: 4th July Extravaganza

It is no secret that I adore American cakes and desserts. I often discuss the influence of our American cousins in my live demonstrations but, it just so happens that this weekend I will be visited by MY American cousin! It was while planning a dinner for Zach’s visit on Monday 4th July that I put together a few recipes … Read More