I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Father Christmas

After a busy evening delivering presents to the good little boys and girls of the world, sustained only by mince pies and sherry, I would love to bake a cake for Father Christmas today. By extent, I guess you could say that I would like to bake for all of the hard working folks behind the scenes making Christmas magical. … Read More

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

Feeling Festive with Foodies Festivals

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! Are we ready to hear the C-word yet? I’m going to say it… cover your ears if you are going to be offended… CHRISTMAS!! I’m getting ready to hit the road once more with my friends at Foodies Festival for another amazing show at Tatton Park, Cheshire. The Cake & Desserts Theatre will be awash … Read More

Cake & Bake Show Manchester This Weekend

Good afternoon, you gorgeous lot! To say I’ve had a busy week would be something of an understatement. My kitchen has been a frantic little production line of everything that is sweet and festive. Yes, it’s full on Christmas in here. Tomorrow, I’ll be filming some of my favourite recipes with my friends at California Raisins and I look forward … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… You Gorgeous Lot!

And I don’t even care if it sounds cheesy. Thank you to each and every one of you for reading this blog, trying out my recipes, visiting me at shows. It’s been a fabulous year and it’s you who have made it for me. I hope that you are all enjoying the festive break and, whilst I am sure that … Read More

Fashion on Friday: Santa, baby…

… I’ve been an angel all year! For this week’s Fashion on Friday, I thought I would amuse myself by day-dreaming about all the lovely things that I would love to find under my Christmas tree this weekend. #1 Russian Red Lipstick by MAC I live in this shade of lipstick. Aside from the fact that it is the only … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Vegan Salted Caramel Millionaire’s Shortbread

Oh, my darling dears, how the weekend is in sight… just a couple of days until another glorious pre-Christmas weekend. This weekend, I will be caroling with my Mum (before settling in together for the final of Strictly Come Dancing!) and going to Christmas lunch with my oldest friends. One of these not-so-old, old friends just happens to be the … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Ruby Christmas Cake 

Happy lunchtime, you gorgeous lot! I can honestly say that, though I have long been looking forward to the December slow-down, my diary has shown no sign of abating. I seem to be making plenty to busy myself with! This week, we filmed another short tutorial for my new YouTube channel. This is very much ‘coming soon’ so subscribe today … Read More

Fashion on Friday: Festive Frocks

Good afternoon, you gorgeous lot. I have been a little quiet and neglected the blog this week. For this, I apologise but I have some excellent excuses… I have been a busy little bee, hustling, plotting, and planning the most fabulous 2017. At present, it looks like I will be out on the road at even more festivals in even … 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