• Christmas Gift Guide 2017: Gifts for the Foodie and the Cocktail Connoisseur

    I have to confess that this list is as much a gift guide as it is my wish list. As a foodie and an increasingly experienced cocktail enthusiast I certainly do appreciate something that facilitates both passions. Basking in the 2017 trend of copper accents, I’ve gathered together some truly festive foodie and boozy gifts that will delight not just…
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    Summer Fruit Salad Layer Cake with Watermelon, Blueberries & Crushed Meringue

    When I wrote my new years resolutions all those many months ago, there were two things on the list that I knew were going to clash; baking more cakes and eating healthier food. Running a cake business requires plenty of buttercream sampling and with each drizzle of salted caramel ganache, my goal for a healthier diet was quickly shrinking into…
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    Freak Shakes at The Depot on Darby Street

    When you’re feeling an overwhelming craving for sweet, chocolaty, creamy indulgence, there is nothing more fitting then a Freak Shake. Whilst a relatively new obsession in the UK, Australia has been perfecting their creation for quite some time now, and it’s going to be near impossible to beat. The Depot on Darby in Newcastle, NSW is one particular chocolaty hub…
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    Tea and Cake at Penny Black Cafe in Lyme Regis

    The Jurassic coast may be a favourite haunt for treasure hunters scoruring for hidden gems but we stumbled upon a pretty special one ourselves. Penny Black Cafe is hidden away behind a post office and at the back of an antique shop, and is one of those secrets that is just too good to keep quiet. The family run tearoom…
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    Valentines Day Rose flavoured cupcake recipe

    You would be right in assuming that I am dreaming of red roses this Valentines day, to the extent that my Valentine’s themed cupcakes taste and look like the romantic flowers themselves. Flavoured with rose water and emblazoned with uncurling red petals these cupcakes are perfect for Valentines day, especially as a gift or used to decorate the dining table.…
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