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

I’ve Been Doing This for Ten Years Now

In a little departure from Fashion on Friday, I thought I should share this with you. Chris reminded me this morning that it has been ten years since I made my first Wedding Cake. On 14th April 2007, I delivered 150 cupcakes to Lyse and Ziggy’s wedding. These friends were getting hitched and I loved to bake so offered cupcakes … 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

Work in Progress Wednesday: Don’t You Give Me No Lip

I both love and hate a four-day week; I’m resolved to spend the four days with loved ones but the workload is not letting up at all! We are now only two short weeks away from the start of my season with Foodies Festival as the host of the brand new Cake & Desserts Theatre. There are new incredible chefs … 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

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Dame Vera Lynn

OK, so I guess you would have to have been walking around me with your fingers in your ears going LALALALALALA at the top of your voice not to know that I have baked for the wonderful Dame Vera Lynn. I have been dining out on the fact that I baked Dame Vera’s 95th Birthday cake for 5yrs now but, … Read More

Squires Kitchen Exhibition 2017

What a wonderful weekend I had at the 31st annual Squires Kitchen Exhibition. Though it is far from the largest cake show of the year, held in the labyrinthine Farnham Maltings, it is one of the most inspiring. Squires Kitchen have been innovating with their sugarcraft products since the late 80s. Founded by a genuine sugarcrafter, the company works closely … Read More

Modern Watercolour Cake

I am thrilled to share this new cake with you. Inspired by Monet’s Water Lilies, this airbrushed design features in the current issue of Cake Decorating Heaven Magazine with step by step pictures to help you recreate the look at home. As is so often true, this kind of cake design is heavily reliant on the kit that you have at … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: Catch Me Live on Facebook

It feels like the most terrible cliché to say that I’m having a busy week. There is so much going on in preparation for a summer of Weddings and events (you can click here to find out where I will be visiting!). Working with my regular cohorts, Sarah Dunn of Sarah’s DooWop Dos and Jez Brown, I posed for a … Read More