Classic Victoria Sponge with Jam and Buttercream

Classic Victoria Sponge with jam and buttercream // VSPP

When I first found out I was going to be placed on furlough, I didn’t know how much I would crave normality, or at least the new normality we’ve found ourselves in during the coronavirus pandemic. I missed the routine of sliding out of bed to make a cup of tea, pulling on comfortable leggings… 

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Unicorn Rainbow Funfetti Cake


When we came across L’ Eclair de Génie quite by accident after a day of sightseeing in Paris, it changed everything. The Mona Lisa, surrounded by iPads and clunky cameras had darkened my mood on what should have been a bright, cheerful experience of the Louvre on a Wednesday. I hadn’t cared for the hour… 

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Raspberry and Rosewater Ombre Anniversary Cake


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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Victoria Sponge with Rhubarb Cream


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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