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Chrismas Gifts – Cake Decorating Book

Sorry to not have blogged for a shamefully long time but well life has been busy! I’m baking for two local cafes now, working two and a half days as a secretary and also being a full time Mum! Since … Continue reading

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Home Baking by Jo Wheatley

I think Jo Wheatley is fantastic; two years ago she was the winner of The Great British Bake Off. Rather unfairly she was my favourite from the start, after all she is a Mum from Essex who loves to bake – … Continue reading

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The Cake Decorating Bible – Juliet Sear

My handbag is currently weighed down by a large cookery book. I am an avid cook book reader, but it is rare I carry one around with me just as others might a paperback novel. The Cake Decorating Bible is … Continue reading

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A Passion for Baking by Jo Wheatley

Look what landed on my doormat! How lucky am I?!! I really enjoyed watching The Great British Bake Off and was always a supporter of Jo Wheatley, the winner, because just like me she is a normal Mum from Essex … Continue reading

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The Cookiepedia

Mmmm brownies. George and I made some this week for our friends. We have a fantastic new book called The Cookiepedia by Stacey Adimando filled full of yummy cookies and biscuits. I love how this recipe book has set itself … Continue reading

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Birthday Cakes by Fiona Cairns

It is National Baking Week and I’ve got hold of the perfect book for this. Birthday Cakes is the new book by Fiona Cairns the creator of Wills and Kate’s wedding cake. Her last book, Bake & Decorate, is one … Continue reading

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Fishy Fishy CookBook Giveaway

Exciting! A free giveaway! I have been sent this glossy hardback recipe book to give away in a competition. What is interesting about this book other than the great photography and delicious recipes? It has Dermot O’Leary in it, which … Continue reading

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Ainsley Harriott Guest Blog

I was lucky enough to be invited to write a guest blog for My Kitchen Table. They have a series of books by famous chefs that each feature 100 recipes. I was sent Ainsley Harriott’s 100 Meals in Minutes. For … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Philadelphia Cookbook

A big thank you to Ebury Publishing for thinking of my blog and realising that this book is ideally suited to my ethos of quick, easy recipes. It was a lovely surprise when this book arrived at my door and … Continue reading

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The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches by Susan Russo

This book has to go straight into my top 10 current favourites. I asked sometime ago to review this book and I am very glad that I did! Sandwiches were officially invented in Britain, it was the Earl of Sandwich … Continue reading

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