cake glorious cake

As a little sideline enterprise, I find myself baking bespoke cakes for special occasions, which has only ensued from word of mouth through my family and work friends. Last week I was asked to create an indulgent chocolate cake for…

the cherry on top

Baking is such a simple pleasure of mine, but it has been far too long since I baked some sweet delights. Over the past few weeks I have been consumed by The Great British Bake Off with utmost glee and…

making macaroons

Move over cupcakes, it would seem another colourful, sugary delight is coming back into food fashion and is becoming the sought after treat, perfect with tea or boxed and ribboned making a wonderful gift. You cannot mention macaroons without being…

to mum with love…

I rarely need an excuse to bake cupcakes, but considering today is Mother’s Day, I thought I would make some little delights for my mum as she is pretty wonderful. They are currently being enjoyed with a nice cup of…

bun in the oven

This weekend, as many before, a cloud of flour lingered over my kitchen as I donned my floral apron and busied myself with the creation of my latest tasty treats – jam buns. The reason I love baking so much…