After a rather long break I am back! The last time I posted was back in October. A month later on Monday 20th November our little boy Noah was born. I was really lucky and had an incredible midwife and an uncomplicated and short labour. We stayed in hospital until the Wednesday evening and on… Continue reading Hello 2018 and an introduction!
Some how Greta and I have gone all this time without having a chocolate themed challenge! This month we made sure we changed that! For those of you new to mine or Greta’s blog check out the link at the top of the page to find out more about The Food Exchange! Greta challenged me… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Chocolate
Normally I am really sad to see summer go, but this year I am pleased the cooler weather has started to arrive. Several months of temperatures over 30c was too much for me! With the cooler weather, I have started craving warm comfort food and spiced cakes. I decided to adapt my basic vanilla sponge… Continue reading Spiced Autumn Cake with Caramel
This month’s theme for The Food Exchange was breakfast bakes. Breakfast is probably my favourite meal of the day and one of the things I miss about living in England is meeting friends for breakfast. Yes, I do it here too but I can’t completely get on board with cheese and cold meat for breakfast!… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Breakfast Bakes
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