After a 5 month break (where did that go?!) Greta and I are back! We took a little time out as we had lots of things going on, the most exciting was the birth of Greta's baby in April! Congratulations again Greta, she is gorgeous! Our theme for this month was summer puddings and Greta… Continue reading The Food Exchange – we’re back!
A friend of Tim’s asked if I would make a wedding cake for them and sent me a picture of a half half wedding cake with sugar flowers, edible lace and a chocolate glaze. I always like a challenge so agreed. Having never stacked a cake before or made edible lace it was always going… Continue reading Another Wedding Cake
Sorry I have been a bit quiet recently. If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen I made a wedding cake a few weeks ago. I had to make it in 35c heat which was challenging. Especially when you are trying to make flowers out of sugar paste! I will do a separate… Continue reading Strawberry Summer Cake
Strawberry season is definitely here. Just outside of our village there are huge fields full of strawberries. When we cycle to town on a warm day the smell coming from them is amazing! Unfortunately, most of the strawberries are gone now, but I have been trying to make the most of them while they last… Continue reading White Chocolate Cheesecake with Strawberries
So apparently it is nearly two months since I last posted… not quite sure how that happened! Earlier in the month, it was my birthday and I decided to make a chocolate orange cake. I decided I wanted to top my cake with colourful meringue kisses, so here is how I made them! It was my… Continue reading Colourful Meringue Kisses
Earlier in the month it was my birthday. I decided to try and improve on my cake from two years ago, orange and chocolate cake. Here is the revised recipe with a few additions! Sorry I haven’t been posting much recently, life has been a bit hectic with lots of changes, which I will update… Continue reading Orange and Chocolate Cake
It is time for the Food Exchange again. This month Greta and I decided to on the topic of “baking with children”. As Greta is expecting her first baby soon I thought this was a perfectly timed topic! We both started thinking about some of the first things we baked. Greta sent me a recipe… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Baking With Children