Monthly Archives: November 2014

Blueberry Scones and Secret Tea Party

When it comes to supper clubs and home entertainment, Kerstin Rodgers, MsMarmiteLover, is one of the most popular success stories in London.  Going from her last book, which gives advice for aspiring supper club chefs and even particularly keen dinner party hosts, Secret Tea Party focuses on the lovely afternoon tea.  The book covers more […]

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

I don’t need the cynical voice in my head when I’m browsing baking ingredients.  I have Beardy Mum.  It will inevitably occur when I’m home, browsing Target or Walmart, possibly with a moaning Beardy Fiance in tow.  He will have wandered off to the tool section, while I try to focus in on the seasonal […]

Review: Tesco Polar Bear Cupcake Mix

There has been a change in British supermarkets since the success of the Great British Bake Off.  Before, chocolate chips were thin on the ground and a even cake mixes were limited to classic Victoria sponges.  But I’ve seen more and more interesting and creative baking accessories, to the point that, while browsing for a […]

Primrose Bakery Christmas and Cinnamon Cupcakes

You may have noticed that I took a couple of weeks off from blogging – it’s always a bit intimidating to talk about your personal life to the void, but the reality is that with mental illness, there are times where life intervenes to the point that it can be intimidating to turn on your […]