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Things to do in London

The best way to make a cake while drunk

  I love baking, but somehow my efforts are never Pinterest worthy. There was that upside down cake that ended up on the bottom of the oven, the pancakes that somehow ended up penis shaped or even the Joy Free Bitch Cake* that was more of a political statement than a baking masterpiece. But I […]

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Things to do in London

Chefs, tarts and full frontal baking

I have to tell you about the most amazingly fun event I went to last week, Serious about Baking hosted by Currys and Cake Boy. Bloggers often get invited to PR events, and while most are vaguely interesting they tend to still be in the ‘work’ rather than ‘fun’ category. I tend to say yes […]

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The glorious Petersham Nurseries

  There are some people you just trust to show you a good time. When I dipped in late to an email chain and all I read was “10:45am at Richmond station” I just replied all and said I would be there. I mean, how much trouble can three kiwi girls get into on a bank […]

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Travel

My 16th birthday cake (also where to find amazing bakeries in Paris)

Depending on where you stay in Paris it can be quite hard to find a good patisserie, particularly if you are hanging out near the tourist attractions. So my gift to you is a street of treats, Rue de Martyrs. It is a few minutes away from the flat white I mentioned earlier, and walking […]

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A reasonably priced, garden cafe in Shoreditch? Yes, it does exist….

I went to see my Big Sis last weekend and we decided to go for a walk down Columbia Road. After some pretty flowers and a brief Russell Brand sighting we were in dire need of a sit down and a coffee, but for love nor money we could not find a seat in a […]

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The happiest Depressed Cake Shop of them all

I am forever grateful to be growing up now. Yes, us modern kids have to put up with the endless recession, global warming and the constant threat of being compared to Lindsay Lohan but the positives blow all that out of the water. There has never been so much acceptance on all fronts, people are […]

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