Fantasy Bakes: Absolute Bowie

Can you be a true fan if you enjoy watching a tribute band? I love David Bowie and I love Absolute Bowie. I believe that a good tribute band is a very good thing and that a great tribute band is to be cherished and enjoyed as often as possible. There is a magic in live performance of music – … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Absolute Bowie

I think about David Bowie a lot. I talk about David Bowie more than I probably should. I don’t think I write about David Bowie enough. This can be partly explained by his death – an event that I am still able in many ways to pretend never happened – and partly by a feeling of complete inadequacy. Far clevererer … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Madonna

Long time, no type! I’ve missed you all and hope that you have not missed your Monday fix of weirdness from me too much. I’ve been super busy and also super tired – in the days before I flew up to Edinburgh for Foodies Festival I picked up an eye infection which knocked me for six. I’m not sure whether … Read More

Fashion on Friday: London Edge S/S 2018

It’s that time of year again, the time in which I start to consider the warmer days ahead and wonder what the blazes I am going to wear to cope! It should come as little surprise to look at me when I tell you that I was not built for the hot weather. I love the sunshine but it is … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Donny McCaslin

Every now and then, I start a blog post and think it is going to be a quick write; I’ve got the idea, it’s there, I know what I want to say, but thoughts do not translate into words as readily as I would like. I started writing this blog post last Monday. My kitchen was full of the smells … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Rick Wakeman (Reprise)

I few months ago, I wrote a post in which I fantasised about baking for Prog Rock God, Rick Wakeman. You can read this original post by clicking here but potted for your ease, Rick Wakeman is a favourite in my family as my Mother loves his music, both solo and with the band Yes, and I love all of … Read More

Rainbow Unicorn Cake Tutorial in RocknRoll Bride Magazine

I am so excited to share these pictures with you! I created a DIY tutorial for RocknRoll Bride Magazine which has been featured in Issue 14 OUT IN STORES TOMORROW. RocknRoll Bride is the authority on alternative wedding styling and I am thrilled to be a little part of this latest, stunning piece of print media. For those of you who know the … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Strange, Mad Celebration

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! This is it; the countdown to the weekend starts here and forecasts are for sunshine all the way. I am in a good mood. Several factors have contributed to this – I have a brand new shiny car (another white Fiat 500 to replace my old one!) with a fabulous stereo, my summer is looking … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Bowie Lightning Flash Cookies

Those of you who follow me on social media will know that I celebrated the life of my hero, David Bowie, with friends at the Absolute Bowie show in Bedford last Friday night. While I know that many people are sniffy about tribute bands, I can honestly say from the bottom of my heart that Absolute Bowie are a wonderful … Read More

New Video! Mini Sugar Roses Tutorial

Happy Valentine’s Day, you gorgeous lot! Whether you are treating someone special or treating yourself to some well-deserved pampering, love is most certainly in the air. Even if you are not a fan of V-Day, I would urge you to enter into the spirit of hearts and flowers… my goodness, isn’t it refreshing to have a social media feed filled … Read More