I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Or, the Notorious RBG as she is so appropriately sometimes called. If you have yet to meet this wonderful woman, allow this post to act as a little potted biography; Ruth Bader Ginsburg sits as a Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States (pleasingly abridged to SCOTUS, though I seem incapable of pronouncing that without a superfluous R). … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Michael Barbaro

I am addicted to American politics. I put this down to two contributing factors; firstly, I was very impressionable at the age of 17/18 when I studied for my History A Level. My course included a year spent studying American History, they took us out to Boston, I tried Reese’s Pieces for the first time, I was hooked. Incidentally, at … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… John Oliver

Every Monday evening, I am greeted with a friendly “welcome, welcome, welcome!” as I sit down to enjoy Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I am conscious that there may be many among you who have not seen this programme as it airs on Sky TV but I have found a little taster to share with you. John Oliver, the … 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… President Hillary Clinton

Dear Reader, I started writing this post on Monday 7th November 2016. On the morning of Wednesday 9th November 2016, my finger hovered over the trash button but something told me that this was an important thread to follow through. So because this is a fantasy bake, I publish these words with sincere personal sadness. In the spirit of being hopeful, … 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 developedĀ a dangerous … Read More