Category Archives: Tea, Cakes & Confectionery

Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House – Today is the day!

Winnie’s Victoria Sponge Cake 2014 (cropped) Black and white digital print, food colouring and pastel. Here’s another piece of work that I’m exhibiting

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Seville Orange Curd

No excuses, just a new post……Hoo-friggin- yay! Seville Orange Curd I had bought some Seville oranges form my local organic veg box scheme, (Organic Wick) they sat in my fruit bowl….and sat….and sat…..and sat….until I eventually got round to making … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Brown Sugar Floating Islands on a Chocolate Custard Sea

6.4 I had borrowed Lauren’s vintage American waffle iron and she had borrowed my Sicilian cake stand for ages and ages. We both felt guilty. Today we did an amnesty and swapped objects. George made his sour dough waffle batter, … Continue reading

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Home made Marshmallows – Elderflower Snow and Vanilla

Here’s my little fluffy cloud marshmallow cutters. Designed by me, beautifully made by Yasemen Hussein in copper. Remember the Elderflower snow I made back in the summer? Well I’m putting it to good use to make light as a cloud Elderflower Marshmallows … Continue reading

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Honeyed Quince and Vanilla Tarte Tatin with Marzipan – Quinces are in…

Today I was tweeted by Sarah Taylor (@happerley50) asking hopefully, if the picture of rolled pastry I had posted on Instagram, was going to be filled with quinces? (me thinks she may have a pile to use up…) It wasn’t, but she … Continue reading

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Swiss Roll with Blackberry and Damson Jam, Slathered in Lemon Frosting – A.K.A Flossy’s Birthday Cake 2012

Swiss Roll with Blackberry and Damson Jam, Slathered in Lemon Frosting A.K.A Flossy’s Birthday Cake 2012 For each Swiss Roll

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Crystallised Elderflowers and Elderflower Snow

I had to pick the elderflower heads in the rain on the morning of the lunch, so they were pretty soggy.  They say, you should pick the heads dry, just warm from the sun, to get the best flavour. I … Continue reading

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Elderflower Cordial and Lollies

Yas and I made Elderflower cordial…..

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