Foodies Festival Xmas at Tatton Park

What a wonderful weekend we had in chilly Cheshire, celebrating all things festive at Foodies Festival Christmas. Our mini-theatre was set amongst stalls selling all manner of delicious treats – the mulled wine and brownies for immediate enjoyment, as well as the truckle cheese and fancy liqueurs that I know I have already started stocking up on for the big … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: More Deco Blush

I am so excited to share these gorgeous pictures taken by Dominika Miechowska at my dear friend Andrea’s wedding back in July. You can read all about the design and delivery of this cake by clicking here, because there is always a story attached to baking a cake for one of your besties, but these are just beautiful images for … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Elegance in Grey & Pearl Revisited

I couldn’t resist sharing these with you! Receiving professional photographs from my Wedding couples is the best thing ever. I cannot thank Ollie and Gracie enough for sharing these wonderful shots with me. Congratulations again, Ollie and Gracie! You both look absolutely stunning and I am happy that the cake went down well with your guests. You can read all … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Chocolate Drip Cake

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I delivered two very different Wedding Cakes on Saturday. The cakes were very different because these were two very different Weddings and each cake needed to fit perfectly within the day. This week, I will be looking at the second of these cakes on my delivery day. My handsome assistant, … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Clare Quartermaine of The House of Foxy

Those of you who follow me on social media will know that I jollied on up to Harrogate at the weekend to celebrate the opening of The House of Foxy’s very first retail outlet. Hosted within the fabulously cluttered walls of Space Harrogate on the Ginnel – cluttered with every kind of vintage treasure – this corner of rails and … Read More

Fashion on Friday: Judy, Judy, Judy, Judy (wooahooahooh)

Florals? For Spring? It’s bright, it’s bold, and it’s seriously colourful; the Judy dress from Voodoo Vixen has fast become a wardrobe staple for these inbetween days. The sun is shining and the days may be warm but sleeves are still a very smart idea! I’ve paired this dress with a cropped red suit jacket from Glamour Bunny a few times … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Chocolate!

One day into Lent and I’ve already failed. After nomming my way through a few pancakes on Tuesday, I briefly considered trying the traditional few weeks without chocolate until Easter. Then Chris came home with a packet of Rolos and I fell off the wagon as soon as I had clambered on it. So let’s all fall of the wagon … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: A Beautiful Mess

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

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Jay Rayner

Good morning, you gorgeous lot. I hope that you are all ready to face these final few days of January with gusto. If you are finding that recent global events have continually kicked the gusto out of you, I hope that you will stand beside me, feign gusto, fake it until you make it with every fibre of your being, … Read More

Sparkling Diamond Corset Cake

Every once in a while, I get a really interesting cake commission. This was one of them! Anne got in touch to commission a cake for her Birthday party, themed around her favourite film, Moulin Rouge. I was asked to make a corset cake and I became anxious. What are you thinking of when I say ‘corset cake’? Are you thinking … Read More