Panna Cotta and Raspberry Jelly

The more I bake the more complex and beautiful my baked goods are expected to become – apparently having a baking blog means I’m somehow automatically trained in the art of decorating cakes. And I get it to an extent; I get a lot more practice at baking than others, but not enough to call myself a … Continue reading

A Piper’s Dream

We had a charity cake a few weeks back and I was one of the many people who decided to bake for it.  I wanted to do something a bit different, i.e. try out some piping skills, so decided on a big vanilla sponge with a difference. I used the vanilla cupcake recipe in the … Continue reading

The Journey Begins…

I’ve decided to kick-start this blog with the simplest recipe that appears in both books: Vanilla cupcakes with vanilla icing.  However, in the spirit of Easter, I’ve decided to make them look a bit more exciting. The recipe in the book was easy enough to follow and used easily available ingredients (the other reason why … Continue reading