My Marilyn Monroe Cake in this month’s Sainsbury’s Magazine!

When the rather wonderful Leah Hyslop contacted me about taking part in a piece that she was writing called ‘The History Girls’ for Sainsbury’s Magazine, I said yes without hesitation! I am beyond thrilled with the result. You will have to pick up a copy from your local Sainsbury’s to read the article in full and to see the amazing shots … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: This Morning LIVE

I am thrilled to announce that I will be appearing at This Morning Live at the NEC in Birmingham on Sunday 21st May! In partnership with ITV, This Morning Live is bringing the award-winning daytime format to life with all of the celebs that you would expect live on stage. They needed cake so they called yours truly! As soon … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Shaking Up A Retro Classic

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

2016 Review: Part 1

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

I’m in the Bedford Clanger!

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

Foodies Festival Christmas is Coming to Edinburgh!

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! I had the best time at Foodies Festival Christmas in London at the weekend. I enlisted Jamie Laing from Made in Chelsea as my glamorous assistant once again… We baked up a Candy Kitten cascade cake together. He is so hired! I also had the chance to chat to GBBO winner, Candice Brown as she baked. … Read More

Interview in Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine

*Scheduled post klaxon* AAAHHH-WOOOOOOO-GAAAA! I am currently en route to Edinburgh for Foodies Festival and looking forward to a weekend of baking, feeding cake to loads of you, and immersing myself in the early days of the Edinburgh Festival. While I am away, I thought I would share this with you in case you fancy a little leisurely weekend reading… … Read More

Vintage Life Magazine Live Broadcast Replay

I was thrilled to be asked to do a live broadcast for Vintage Life Magazine on their Facebook page. As an member of the extended Vintage Life family, it was a genuine pleasure for me to be able to chat to so many of their readers at once – and there were quite a lot of you tuning in! The … Read More

Big in Russia!

I had to share this with you as I am so excited about it… I’ve been featured on BBC Russia! I was approached by the charming host, Ben Tavener, and his team at Foodies Festival on Blackheath Common this weekend and asked if I wouldn’t mind being filmed for their report. I suggested that perhaps Ben could compere my demo … 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