On Idolatry Again

It’s been five years since I sat huddled inside the hallowed walls of Ely Cathedral against the cold fenland night. I was there for one of their less frequent services; a sermon by the Domestic Goddess herself, Nigella Lawson. I worshiped, adored, stood in line like a pilgrim, and made an offering, all in an act of devotion that I … Read More

200th Blog Post!

I’m not quite sure how we got here but here we are. This is just a very quick thank you to those of you who read this blog. Sometimes I write about cake but often I’ll just let you into the weird world in which I operate. It’s a world in which I can bake for my heroes (some long … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… the People of Beautiful Bedford

A quick post on the importance of saying thank you and being grateful. Two years ago yesterday, Chris and I moved into our home in beautiful Bedford. We packed up our placeĀ in the suburbs of West London, loaded all of our possessions into a lorry, and leapt. It was a big change, especially for Chris who had been born and … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… You Gorgeous Lot!

And I don’t even care if it sounds cheesy. Thank you to each and every one of you for reading this blog, trying out my recipes, visiting me at shows. It’s been a fabulous year and it’s you who have made it for me. I hope that you are all enjoying the festive break and, whilst I am sure that … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Christian O’Connell

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! How are we all feeling today? I know that there were a lot of ‘work’s Christmas parties’ going on over the weekend so I hope that you are suitably recovered and ready to face this new week. Today’s fantasy bake starts with the tale of my own office Christmas outing… When you are self-employed or … Read More