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Kitchen helpers: Tala Cook’s Measure

I’m going to start up a little mini-series about my favourite kitchen utensils that help me in the baking process – sharing my love for the things that make cooking just that bit easier First up I’m going to rave about the Tala Cook’s Measure – a handy alternative to kitchen scales. Instead of having … Continue reading

Project Piñata

Whilst scrolling down my news feed, I came across a beautiful, beautiful sight. I present to you the piñata cake. A CAKE, when you cut into it, that has SWEETS inside! Sugar-ception anyone? The secret to the sugar rush is to bake two cakes, cut off the tops of each, scoop out a little space … Continue reading

Batch 001: the update

You might vaguely remember this cryptic post from a while back… Well, let me explain a little more! That picture was my first attempt of the recipe I entered into the Emerald Street and Hummingbird Bakery cupcake challenge. They were looking for a new recipe to be sold across their five London stores for two … Continue reading

David Lynch Cake Pops

I love baking. I love David Lynch. So when I saw these David Lynch inspired cake pops I kind of fell in love…tgoo The cake pops in question capture some of the characters from Lynch’s most famous works including The Elephant Man, and one of my all time favourite tv series in the world, Twin … Continue reading

In a jam

In my last blog post I expressed a desire to be more experimental when it comes to my baking. So on Sunday I decided, bugger it, let’s try something new. Returning home from work I was inspired – we’d had a chat about our favourite desserts and quite a few people expressed a love for … Continue reading

Baking resolutions

Lying in bed eating ginger snaps from IKEA (of which I need to try and recreate myself!) it suddenly dawned on me that January is nearly over. Which is as good a time as ever to try and resurrect those New Years resolutions that may have already fallen by the wayside… Personally I don’t go … Continue reading