Sugarcraft Showcase: Miniature cakes at Squires Kitchen Exhibitition


I recently mentioned that the Squires Kitchen Exhibition is back next weekend. The show runs Friday 14th to Sunday 16th March and to coax you into going, here’s a taster of what to expect.

Rather than just a consumer show, Squires lets [Read on...]

March Bitesize Bits


The annual Squires Kitchen Exhibition hits Surrey once more this month – I have featured cakes from this extravaganza in these previous posts about baby shower cupcakes and floral cakes.

Whilst the Cake and Bake Show or Cake International may boast larger venues, Squires offers a rare opportunity [Read on...]

How to cook Turkey in a twizzle with Marco Pierre White


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...]

Forget Abergavenny… how to join the autumn food festival frenzy


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...]

Mini bakers clean up with Mr Muscle


I’d be lying if I said we were a messy household. My husband has inherited a cleaning gene from his mother and it looks like it’s been passed on to Ted too.

We keep an old Mr Muscle squirter full of water (and marked as such) for Ted to play at “cleaning”. Which he [Read on...]

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