He’s shown people How to Look Good Naked on the outside and now Gok Wan is inspiring us to feel good on the inside.
Bubbly TV personality Gok has teamed up with Activia UK for a cook off contest hosted right on their Facebook page. It’s really easy for you to [Read on...]
Imagine if you will, twelve ladies squeezed into an intimate space with a knife wielding chef in his Chelsea kitchen (within the grounds of Chelsea FC no less).
And meet the star of the show, this unsuspecting bird who is about to get the Marco Pierre White treatment.
Teaching us how [Read on...]
London Patisserie Anges de Sucre have created a limited edition of their signature macarons for Macmillan Cancer Support.
#MacaronsforMacmillan is set to be launched in October and the special macarons will be available to purchase from angesdesucre.com
Seven cocktail flavours include cosmopolitan, mojito and pina colada – each crafted from fresh fruit [Read on...]
It is I (who have been shopping at) Mnsr Leclerc…
You know I just cannot resist a chance to add to my collection of Les 30 Recettes Cultes whenever I’m in France. I have about 18 of them now and actually could do with a list of which ones I already have so I [Read on...]
September is no longer synonymous with back to school fever alone.
It’s become the month for the UK to go mad hosting local food festivals and events. Whereas years ago we’d have had summer county fairs with farmers showing off their prize cattle and competitions for best veg, nowadays a local food festival mostly [Read on...]
A round up of lovely stuff we’ve been trying recently…
Higgidy are a small company based in Suffolk who sell pies, tarts and quiches. I think you’ll agree they’ve still got that handmade quality, I served them warm for lunch for my vegetarian mother in law but they’d be just as good cold [Read on...]
Last year I blogged a list of everything we’d done during the summer holidays and purely for family reference I’ve decided to make this an annual list.
I keep telling Ted that he has “far too much fun”. Neither my husband nor I recall our childhood being the non-stop jamboree that it [Read on...]
As well as cooling down with iced coffee recently I made these rhubarb and custard popsicles. They’re made from IKEA rhubarb syrup (and a few of those pesky raspberries for colour) topped with tinned custard.
The plastic lolly mould from Sainsbury’s however gets the thumbs down for being dead impractical [Read on...]
You might be forgiven for thinking you’ve arrived at RHS Chelsea by mistake.
But this is a cake and sugar craft exhibition.
Everything in this post is made from sugar.
Neither botany nor flower arranging are my forte.
A friend once said to me, “You’re rubbish with flowers Sarah, you just plonk them [Read on...]
Mary Berry and Mich Turner have been announced as headlining baking acts at this autumn’s Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show at the NEC, Birmingham from 8-10 November 2013.
The fairy godmother of baking, Mary Berry demonstrate favourite bakes in the Cake International Theatre. Sugar craft supremo Mich Turner MBE [Read on...]