I grew up watching Blue Peter (a BBC TV children’s Programme) where the presenters, when I watched it all those years ago, always gave their dogs baked and decorated birthday cakes. It never occurred to me however, to do the same for my own dogs – until NOW!! I have recently become involved in the […]
Recipes to Bake and Make
Bake: Some of our favourite tried and tested cake and cookie recipes, generously shared, for you to bake and enjoy. Recipes include Lindy's famous chocolate fudge cake and her fail safe madeira cake.
Make: Sugarcraft recipes to make essential cake decorating ingredients, including sugarpaste, modelling paste, flower paste and chocolate ganache.
I fell in love with this delicious orange and poppy seed cake on a teaching trip to Australia a few years ago, the tangy flavour and interesting texture of the poppy seeds and orange peel have me hooked! It seemed that everywhere I travelled in Australia, everywhere I looked, a version of this delightful cake […]
I found this delicious recipe on the BBC Good Food website one evening whilst browsing looking for some inspiration! It reminds me of a Bakewell Tart style cake, but a lot more moist. It’s lovely on it’s own, or you could serve as a pudding with custard or cream. Mmmmm! You will need : 250g […]
Flowers are nature’s crafted perfection – the way the petals form and fall, their inherent sculpture and simple yet stunning beauty. Flowers symbolise feelings and emotions, and give us a unique way of being able to say just what we mean. Roses have been offered as a token of love, lilies to mean purity, marigolds […]
Recently I blogged about my Chocolate and Red Wine cupcakes – a true wonder food if ever there was one! I topped those divine little creations with my yummy-scrummy-in-my-tummy chocolate ganache that I have used many times before, on my sublime Animal Print cupcakes or these elegant Zen Garden cupcakes, for example. Really – the […]
Delicate to the touch, delicious to the taste, gorgeous to the eye … what more could we ask of a cake? When it comes to flavours, what could be more perfect than combining the most divine in food and drink – dark chocolate and red wine? I know, some things are just meant to be together, […]