Apologies for the absence of posts, motherhood, teaching and university have respectively left little time for blog posts! I thought I'd share some of the baking I've done throughout the past year. It's been my third year of university which means one thing: lots of 21st birthdays! And this, of course, means lots of cake. … Continue reading A Year of Birthdays
It's been a while since either of us posted anything... I have followed in the family tradition and (perhaps rather predictably to anyone that knows us) become a teacher. I have spent these past few months trying to get my head round a) how to teach, b) how to teach and c) how to teach. Oh … Continue reading Musical Piñata Cake
It was my birthday at the beginning of June and, having moved back home, Ruth is no longer in the vicinity so couldn't provide me with a fabulous cake as she normally would. (Just a little reminder of the previous few!!) Mum did ask what sort of cake I would like but as soon as … Continue reading White Chocolate and Passionfruit Cake
I've been wanting to try to make baklava for a while - I love it. However, I know that my family are not overly keen, they find it to sickly and sweet. Anyway, the other day i had some filo pastry left over from dinner and decided some experimentation was in order. I am the … Continue reading Peanut, Chocolate and Caramel Baklava
I recently found myself pondering about what cake I will make for my daughter's 5th birthday party, and I realised I hadn't yet blogged about her 4th. Eeek! So, 8 months late, but better late than never! "🎶Can't hold it back anymore🎶". Like pretty much every 4 year old girl, my daughter was desperate for … Continue reading Elsa cake and Frozen party!