Ragged Green Wedding Cake

Ragged Green Cake with Pink Roses

This Ragged Green Cake with Pink Roses has paper thin layers of extra fine sugarpaste in graduating shades of green. The edges are lightly dusted with edible food colouring to give a beautiful effect. The cake is finished with edible sugar Roses. This style would lend itselft to different colour schemes, or it could be […]

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White Bows

White Bows

This simple but elegant cake, has hand made edible sugar ribbons and bows, which are lustre dusted to give a satin sheen, these could be in any colour scheme. 00

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Purple and Blue Mini Cakes

Covering Mini Cakes

There is no short cut to covering these mini cakes. So I though it would be good to share how I like to do them.

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Boy with Foccacia

Cooking with Kids

Its never too early to get Cooking with Kids Ok, I know its not easy being the perfect parent these days, and lots of us struggle to find the time to cook for ourselves never mind start teaching the kids, but cooking with kids teaches an important life skill and will reap its rewards later […]

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Cake Baking

Top 10 Cake Baking Tips

Improve your cake baking skills with these Top 10 Cake Baking Tips 1. Use Good quality fresh ingredients The first of my Top 10 Cake Baking Tips is to start by using quality ingredients, eggs should be as fresh as possible, old eggs will not aerate properly and your cake won´t be so light. Cocoa […]

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Book Rick Stein

Rick Stein´s Spain – A book of Spanish Food Recipes

The following is a review of rick Stein´s Spain, a book of Spanish Food Recipes inspired by the TV series. Spanish Food I live and work Mallorca, and its good to find a book that covers ingredients that are common here.  Surrounded as we are here by the sea, its not surprising that the local […]

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Smoothing down the sides of the cake

Covering a Sponge Cake with Sugar Paste

Learn how to cover a sponge cake with sugar paste or fondant icing.

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The Hairy Bikers - Mums Know Best

The Hairy Bikers – Mums Know Best

This is my Book Review for The Hairy Bikers – Mums Know Best Mums Know Best: The Hairy Bikers’ Family Cookbook, has been repeated on TV recently, I bought this book a while ago and it inspired me to get it out again and have a go at some of the recipes. +10

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How to Bake

Paul Hollywood – How to Bake

Paul Hollywood – How to Bake Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2012 Like lots of people The Great British Bake Off captured my imagination and enthusiasm, and I have been rekindling my bread making and decided to purchase Paul Hollywoods book How to Bake The book covers, breadmaking, cake making, biscuits and pastry. The Great British Bakeoff, […]

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