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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NYC Style Milk Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies

NYC Style Milk Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies

As someone who bakes for a (partial) living, it may surprise you that over the past few months, I’ve been baking less and less for fun. A couple of years ago I would often have a weekend baking project or two on the go, but with a busy work schedule, nights out and impromptu after… 

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Looking back at 2019

Victoria Pease 2019

This is the year that I turn 30. As the countdown to the New Year and new decade began in the pub Chris and I packed ourselves into at 11.30pm on December 31, I didn’t feel sad or upset at the number. I felt excited, like this coming year will begin a new chapter in… 

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How to do Sunday Brunch with Warm Spice Pancakes and Crispy Streaky Bacon

  Sunday brunches are not fast food. They are long, languid affairs and in my eyes, must be served with plenty black coffee and the Sunday papers (tabloid and broadsheet for balance, natülich). My last day in Berlin reinvigorated my love for the slowed down start to the day, and so the classic combination of… 

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White Peach Scones with Rosemary Sugar

I am slightly obsessed with scones at the moment. It‘s perhaps not the first baked good that would spring to mind when trying to be creative, others may pick the en vogue cupcake, or a sandwich cake to showcase their artistic flair. But scones are a great starter for those who are just starting to… 

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