Foodies Festival Syon Park: PICTURES

What a Bank Holiday weekend we had in Syon Park! The crowds braved the blazing sunshine and traditional Monday rainstorms to spend a day indulging in delicious food, drinks a-plenty, and enjoying the many fabulous demonstrations on offer. As prepare for day one of this weekend’s Foodies Festival Newcastle at Exhibition Park, I wanted to share my favourite pictures from last weekend … 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: California Raisin Scones

It’s all becoming very real… today, I will be packing up my most glamorous frocks and packing those last few essential pieces of baking kit before heading down to Brighton tomorrow. Foodies Festival starts this weekend! YES! Chances are that I will be coming to a town near you between now and September with the Foodies Festival roadshow so be … 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

A House of York Wedding Cake

Who’s looking forward to a four-day weekend? I vow to spend at least one day stuffing my face full of chocolate eggs and resting up before the Foodies Festival season kicks off at the end of the month. In the meantime, I’m happy to tell you that the latest issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine is now available in … 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: 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

Pablo Picasso Was Never Called An A**hole

The latest installment of my historical cake series is in this month’s Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine. This time, I’ve travelled to Le Belle Epoque to hang out with a young aspiring artist called Pablo Picasso. This buttercream covered cake was inspired by Picasso’s early work, Woman in Green, with a scratchy haphazard finish. The full step-by-step project, along with … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: This Morning LIVE

I am thrilled to announce that I will be appearing at This Morning Live at the NEC in Birmingham on Sunday 21st May! In partnership with ITV, This Morning Live is bringing the award-winning daytime format to life with all of the celebs that you would expect live on stage. They needed cake so they called yours truly! As soon … Read More

WI Workshops and the WI Fair

I love visiting WI groups; the Women’s Institute is now as much of a force to be reckoned with as it ever was, with new groups springing up all over the country and membership numbers on the up. On Friday, I visited a fabulous group at WI House in Northampton. We spent the morning decorating chocolate cupcakes with sugarpaste roses … Read More