cupcakes

Foodie Goes To The Food Show… and finds Julie Le Clerc’s Best Ever Vanilla Cupcakes!

Always in search of food-related inspiration and advice, I hurried to The Food Show when it came to Christchurch earlier this month. In particular, I was hoping to get some good baking tips from Julie Le Clerc (pronounced ‘clear’, as in my name!), who was running a demonstration on cakes, having just returned from India… Continue reading Foodie Goes To The Food Show… and finds Julie Le Clerc’s Best Ever Vanilla Cupcakes!

Cakery

Pastel Ombre Swirl Cake (Attempt #1)

For me, this is the Year of the Cake Decorator. And this is the first of a number of posts chronicling my adventures with amateur cakeΒ dΓ©cor. Be prepared: there will be sprinkles, pastel colours, glitter, flowers, ruffles and all manner of girly stuff to come. Ok, this post is not an original. Both the recipe… Continue reading Pastel Ombre Swirl Cake (Attempt #1)

baked · bread · lemon lime and bitters · Scones · Soup

LLB Scones – or, The Easiest Scones You’ll Ever Make

As a perceptive reader of my blog has pointed out, when one posts a soup recipe it is only right to provide a tasty bread to go on the side. And I have one! A few weeks ago I made The Easiest Scones in the World. Were you ever told that it was impossible to… Continue reading LLB Scones – or, The Easiest Scones You’ll Ever Make