I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Stephen Fry

Sometimes I am lucky enough to bake for a celebrity. I say this with a massive disclaimer; I am a total bitch when it comes to celebrity, a judgmental bitch. You see, we can all be famous for fifteen minutes now so what really gets me excited is longevity. It is one thing to be good for a while but … 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

Goat’s Cheese & California Walnut Scones Recipe

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! I was lucky enough to spend Sunday at The Craft Bakers & Butchers Extravaganza in Harrogate, with the lovely people from California Walnuts. Frankly, I am thrilled to work with any ingredient that makes my bakes one of my five-a-day! If you are one of the many people I have spoken too who do not … Read More

All Back to the Borgias!

My latest cake design tutorial in the current issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine is full on gothic glamour for Halloween. When I thought about Halloween and a suitable historical figure to embody all things spooky, I immediately thought of Lucrezia Borgia. Whether or not Lucrezia Borgia was the poisoner that history would have us believe, the truth is … Read More

The Goodwood Revival 2017 PICTURES

If I am completely honest, I am still very much recovering from all the fun we had over the weekend at The Goodwood Revival. Yes, the weather was appalling but that did not spoil the shopping or the baking in The Kenwood Kitchen Theatre! My menu this year was inspired by all things Italian – a Tiramisu Cake and Sicilian … 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

Foodies Festival Birmingham PICTURES

Birmingham marked the half way point in a summer of Foodies Festival shows and, boy, did we celebrate this milestone in style! The crowds were simply amazing, every single day. We all had the best time baking for you. We will be back in London tomorrow and all weekend, in Blackheath Greenwich. If you are in London or even to … 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

My Marilyn Monroe Cake in this month’s Sainsbury’s Magazine!

When the rather wonderful Leah Hyslop contacted me about taking part in a piece that she was writing called ‘The History Girls’ for Sainsbury’s Magazine, I said yes without hesitation! I am beyond thrilled with the result. You will have to pick up a copy from your local Sainsbury’s to read the article in full and to see the amazing shots … Read More