Beer, bacon and cakes

I’ve just finished having a great weekend at another beer festival; this one, for the 3rd time, at St. George’s Hall. I know I’ve gone on about it before but it really is a spectacular venue and we’re so lucky to be able to use it for such a spectacular event as a Liverpool Organic Beer […]

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Exciting things ahead…

After the rush of Christmas, January can seem rather slow and flat with a trickle, rather than a deluge of orders coming in (great in one way, my lazy side has to admit but not really ideal in a business sense!) This week, however has taken a definite upturn with a reasonable number of orders […]

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Happy New Year

Realise this is a few days overdue but you know what it’s like this time of year!   It’s been just over 12 months since I started out full time with my business and it’s a year since Steven (SRE Websolutions) made my page for me. We’ve had a few server hiccups, but then is […]

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Hope you had a very happy Christmas

Just thought I’d do a betwixt Christmas and New Year blog to say I hope you all had a great Christmas and will have a wonderful year ahead.     I want t0 thank everyone who ordered Christmas cakes and puddings and to say, hope you enjoyed/are enjoying them!     Although my last pick […]

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It’s been a while…

It’s been ages since I last blogged partly because I’ve been so busy and partly because  I’ve been to America to stay with my lovely brother and family for Thanksgiving. I had such a wonderful time but wasn’t wholly ‘off duty’ as it was my gorgeous niece, Chloe’s, 7th birthday and a SpongeBob cake was […]

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Birmingham Cake Heaven

On Saturday I made my annual pilgrimage to Birmingham to the NEC for Cake International. To anyone not obsessed by the world of cake (my husband, for example) it’d be hell on earth; a huge hangar of a place filled predominantly with middle aged women and stalls selling nothing but cake decorating products and hundreds of competition […]

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Last Night at the MadHat Brew Tap

Those of you who’ve read my blog before or who follow me on Twitter will know that as a side line to my celebration cakes, I do a serious line of beer and gin cakes for festivals and events. I’ve done a few this year for the excellent Mad Hatter Brewery for dos they’ve had […]

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Where did those two weeks go?

Time has flown since my last blog post. There have been a lot of late nights and early mornings since then to get all my orders completed on time. That’s the thing with cake making; you just can’t say, sorry, I’m running a bit behind, is it OK tomorrow? If it’s for a day, it’s […]

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Gin Part 2

Friday night was another magical night in the Palm House in Sefton Park. The palm House is beautiful enough on any day but when it’s full of gin with all the appropriate garnishes and accompaniments, as well as food from Delifonseca, well, it takes on a whole new kind of beauty!   I’d baked gin […]

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What’s the worst that can happen?

I know, given the current crisis occurring all over the world in reality it’s no big deal, but on Tuesday, my main baking day, I put my oven on at 8 ish in the morning and at about 20 past there was a nasty pop, a flash and it went off! No oven on baking […]

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