It has been a little while since I posted on the blog but it has been a very hectic few weeks! 2015 is now over and I am now officially a Master of Arts. After all the hard work, I am very happy to have finally graduated from the University of Manchester with a Masters… Read More Goodbye 2015!
Halloween has to be one of my favourite times of the year. I’ve always been a little bit morbid so everything related to ghosts, ghoulies and death has a certain appeal. Despite not attending any Halloween parties this year I did take the chance to do some Halloween themed baking and slap on some spooky… Read More Halloween Baking
It was my mum’s birthday this week and she is a sucker for a bit of Millionaire’s Shortbread (for those that don’t know, millionaires shortbread is a nice, thick bit of shortbread topped with layers of caramel and chocolate). So when I received a leaflet at the Cake and Bake show with a recipe for… Read More Millionaires Shortbread Cupcakes
This weekend at The Excel in London thousands flocked to see the fabulous Cake and Bake Show. It was my first visit to the show and, being an avid baker myself, I am pleased to say that it definitely did not disappoint and was nothing short of fabulous. As well as exhibitor’s stands there were… Read More A Sugar-Filled Day at the Cake and Bake Show, Excel London
After a little bit of experimenting – and an almost-collapsed-cake disaster – I have found my new favourite recipe for double chocolate marbled loaf cake. NOM. This cake is my bastardized version of a Great British Bake Off recipe, so credit to them for the main bulk of this creation, with a little bit of… Read More My (Almost) Perfect Recipe for Double Chocolate Marbled Loaf Cake
Last weekend, a very Alice-in-Wonderland obsessed friend and I cashed in a voucher from wowcher.co.uk and visited the Amba Hotel in Charing Cross, London for an afternoon tea inspired by Lewis Carroll’s famous tale. Normally £35 per head, the Amba Hotel were offering a two-for-one special on this very special lunch and, from what we could… Read More An Alice in Wonderland Tea at The Amba Hotel, Charing Cross