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Nigel’s pistachio cake

Jessica April 29, 2014 at 10:05 pm Baking, Uncategorized 3 comments , ,

Between Nigella and Nigel, Louise and I have most of our culinary bases covered. A Nigel Slater cake recipe did me proud this weekend when I attended the wedding of my two good friends in Devon. It was a beautiful ceremony coloured by hand crafted-wizardry; pretty paper streamers looped the old wooden beams of the hall, candles glowed from […]

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Chris Holmes a.k.a Mr Cake

Louise March 17, 2014 at 9:00 am Baking, Uncategorized No comments , , , , , , , , ,

I recently photographed workers hero Chris Holmes who famously ‘socked it to the man’ by icing his resignation letter on a cake. After years of monotony checking passports at Stansted airport, he started up his own cake business which grew enough to encourage him to finally resign by cake. Apparently his boss received it with […]

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Goddamnit Nigella, you get me every time…

Louise February 18, 2014 at 6:07 pm Baking, Celebrity, Recipe, Uncategorized No comments , , , , , , , , ,

So there I am, sat at my computer for hours trawling through picture edits and I decide I need a break. My strained eyes are closing from the screen abuse, and my limbs are flaccid from the lack of movement. I decide to do something physical and tidy some books away but they lead me […]

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Kathy and her Fabulous Garden

Louise November 27, 2013 at 8:30 am Baking, Profile, Uncategorized, WI Life No comments , , , , , , ,

We recently had the pleasure of visiting Kathy in Derbyshire, who kindly agreed to be involved in our project. Her chosen recipe hails from her mother who baked simple treasures in austere times and collated them all in a handwritten book which was passed down to Kathy. After a short interview over a cuppa with […]

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