Wedding Cake Wednesday: Paint the Whole World with a Rainbow

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! I must apologise for my antisocial behaviour – as in, I’ve been antisocial, not given an ASBO – this week. My workload is crazy and I do not mean to neglect you. If I am ever quiet, rest assured it is because I am running around like a blue-arsed fly! I am preparing for several … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Work in Progress

Happy middle of the week, you gorgeous lot! After all the excitement of Edinburgh at the weekend, it has taken me a couple of days to get back into my routine. Hence blogging on the train, as I am now!  For this week’s Wedding Cake Wednesday, I wanted to share an insight into my world at the moment. It’s all … Read More

The Cake & Bake Show 2016: Tickets On Sale Now!

I am beyond thrilled to be returning to The Cake & Bake Show this autumn. If you love baking, this really is the perfect show for you. I will be at both the London show 7th-9th October and Manchester show 13th November demonstrating the key skills that you need to take your cakes to the next level. All of the timetables are … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Pure and Simple

Happy Wednesday, you gorgeous lot! You’re half-way through the working week and I hope that you have many fabulous activities planned for the weekend. I myself will be at Foxy Belles Summer Shakedown from 12pm Sunday 31st July at Bedford Esquires. If you love all things rockabilly and burlesque, I suggest that you come on down. The event has been … 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

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Just Like Grace Kelly

It’s Wednesday so I thought I would share the story of one of my Wedding Cakes with you. I like alliteration – as you may have noticed from my books Burlesque Baking and Deliciously Decorated – so the relative neatness of a Wedding Cake Wednesday appeals to me! I’ll keep this particular post short and sweet as I have been … Read More

How to politely decline a wedding planning conversation

I am very proud to be a listed supplier and one of a select group of experts on, a fantastic online resource site for gay, lesbian, and transgender couples. As part of my commitment to the directory, I write little articles of advice which are shared on my page along with my details for any couples looking for a Bespoke Wedding … Read More

Welcome Home!

It is with no small amount of pleasure that I welcome you to the new home of Restoration Cake. In my continuing quest for world domination, I’ve gone .com! So much has changed over the last few years that I felt I needed a whole new look and a brand new internet space to reflect this. What’s new? Well, being … Read More

Vintage Style

Last weekend I delivered another Wedding Cake to Claridge’s Hotel in London. I cannot express enough the excitement I feel walking through such beautiful surroundings – you could say that I feel quite at home there, as if I could happily stay… *checks pockets for cash* … but sadly I cannot. My couple wanted to reflect a little of Claridge’s … Read More