Fantasy Bakes: Dita Von Teese

She is the Queen of Burlesque and a style icon. If Dita Von Teese has made any other woman feel as good about themselves as she has made me feel – though her embracing of her looks and celebration of her body – then she deserves all the cake! You see, it’s not about how big or small, how tanned … Read More

Fantasy Bakes: Dame Vera Lynn

Hers is the voice of hope, resistance, and resilience in the face of despair. Hers was the voice of comfort to those away fighting and to those on the homefront. In terms of Fantasy Bakes, Dame Vera Lynn is one of those national treasures who I hold so dear. Many of us will have known her voice passed down to … Read More

My Lemon Drizzle Cake with Italian Meringue

When I promise you a recipe, you will get a recipe! And then some… Yesterday, I enjoyed a fantasy slice of cake with Burlesque superstar Immodesty Blaize and I described how I would love to bake her a Lemon Drizzle Cake with Italian Meringue. Poor form on my part to tease you all with a recipe that I had not … Read More