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Festive Macarons

Festive Macarons

This past week I fell out of favour with macarons big time. Despite making them quite regularly now I had an EPIC fail when making my first batch of these chocolate and chestnut ones for our Dinner at the Manor vintage afternoon tea so I had to restart. I still wasn’t completely happy with my … Continue reading

Holy Macaron!

Holy Macaron!

Take that macarons! In your face!! Yes, you can probably gauge by my enthusiasm that I am extremely happy!! As I have said before, Macarons scare me. Proper scare the living sh!t out of me – more than Pennywise the clown from Stephen King’s IT. (If you don’t know who he is, then do an image … Continue reading

Cakes for Japan Part Two

So the 23rd April quickly came around and Cakes for Japan Huddersfield was about to happen! I was tired, been baking for hours the day before, but was really looking forward to the day. Everything had been set up by 9.30am and I was amazed by how great it all looked. Marie-Claire (@NouveauCakes) had done … Continue reading

Please Support Cakes for Japan!

Just a quick post to big up the Cakes for Japan Huddersfield event which is happening on Saturday 23rd April! Background info on how the events started can be seen in my Cakes for Japan Part One post, but please come along and show your support for the Red Cross and their efforts to help … Continue reading

F.E.A.R.

This is just a quickie…for the past few months / weeks I have been thinking about attempting macarons. Macarons scare the living shit out of me. The stuff of nightmares, well them and soufflés, oh and scary clowns. And ventriloquist dummies. Sob sob sob. Now I love a good cake – cakes are easy, they’re quirky … Continue reading