Raspberry and Rosewater Ombre Anniversary Cake

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Ombre is everywhere at the moment. You cannot pass a pinterest pinboard without seeing Alexa Chung’s trademark graduated colour bob or dip-dyed hairstyles in a range of colours on beautiful surfer-chic models. Clothing is in a range of light to dark hues, eyeshadow graduates across eyes like blended rainbows and even nails are sporting the… 

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Orange and Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

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Rhubarb is one of those seasonal gems like asparagus that disappear from the shops just as rapidly as they appear. One moment, you can grab a large bundle for pittance in the supermarkets, and then it’s like gold dust; hiding in gardens across the country and you have to beg, borrow or steal to get… 

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Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake

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Life hasn’t been all sunshine and roses recently. There have been job interviews that weren’t right for me, an opportunity to write for one of my favourite websites that fell through, and some seriously tough life lessons learnt along the way. Alongside that, there was my dissertation project, and although I found my subject incredibly… 

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Victoria Sponge with Rhubarb Cream

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Here we are at my thirtieth blog post on Victoria Sponge Pease Pudding. Almost two thousand views and a lot of caster sugar later, I feel like I am starting to get a hold on this blogging malarkey. I lie in bed dreaming of new things to bake, photograph and write about. I write baking… 

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