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sunshine cake with pineapple and carrot

Sunshine cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 16, 2014 7 Comments

This is a serious blog post. Well as serious as cake gets. I want to warn you in case you’re expecting the usual drivel about babies and weight… Read More »

apple maple and ginger cake

Apple, ginger & maple syrup layer cake

In Cakes and Bakes On August 5, 2014 2 Comments

Can we talk about my backside? Just for a moment. I have spent most of my teenage and adult life being unhappy with my weight. Is that shocking?… Read More »


Momma’s Cornish ginger fairings

In Biscuits On August 4, 2014 2 Comments

I was very close to my grandmother, named Momma (pronounced ‘Mom-mar’) by my toddler self. She was about 5 foot nothing, obsessed with her ‘bloody hair’ as she called it… Read More »

dairy free chocolate and ginger cookies

Squidgy chocolate ginger cookies

In Biscuits On July 17, 2013 4 Comments

I know everyone else is sweltering and eating salad and waiving fans about. There’s even a little low level moaning going on. Well I love this heat. I… Read More »



In Biscuits, Christmas, Snacks On October 13, 2012 4 Comments

This is easy but oh so satisfying. I always seem to have leftover cheesecake topping. My tins can’t be big enough. In the past I have, shock horror,… Read More »

apostles scone loaf

Easter apostles scone loaf

In Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Snacks On March 30, 2012 1,302 Comments

There are some things that look better when left to the experts. Haircuts for a start, unless you’re very talented, are best left to people who are well… Read More »

simnel cupcakes 1

Mini Simnel cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other On March 26, 2012 24 Comments

On the whole miniature versions of things don’t do it for me. Half pints. Funsize chocolate. Express massages. Minibreaks. Happy Meals. However, when it comes to cupcake versions of large… Read More »

easter spiced fudge

Chocolate orange Easter spiced fudge

In Easter, Sweets On March 23, 2012 749 Comments

I’ll never make a hand model. Apart from my gargantuan knuckles (which in the wrong light make my hands look distinctly transvestite-esque), they are also covered in scars. Mostly kitchen… Read More »


Talking about a Christmas cottage cake revolution

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On November 21, 2011 749 Comments

I shy away from hobbies requiring a lot of paraphernalia. It hasn’t always been this way. In the past I started any new hobby with great gusto and commitment…. Read More »

Father Christmas Cheesecake Pic

Father Christmas’ Cheesecake

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Puddings On November 15, 2011 831 Comments

I think nativity plays should be treated with extreme caution. This isn’t a religious statement or the beginnings of a protest in any way. It’s an acknowledgement that… Read More »