Cakes

Royal Wedding Cakemaker Fiona Cairns' Christmas Baking Cheats

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If there is anybody we'd turn to for advice on how to make a fruit cake - especially during Christmas time - it would have to be the woman who made th...

Food Tube Hits Half a Million Subscribers!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Dust off your party clothes, crack open the bubbly and fire up the party poppers because we are celebrating at Food Tube HQ this week. That's right, we've got 500 thousand subscribers. This is very exciting. So exciting that we made a video about it.

Review of 'The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook' by Lynn Hill

V.C. Linde | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

The Clandestine Cake Club started as a way for amateur bakers to get together, each bringing their own cake. It's now gone global and the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook has a great sampling of recipes from club creator Lynn Hill and other members. The book is split into types of cakes from Classic to Chocolatey and Fruity to Creative.

What A Pavlova

PA | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

A 12-year-old girl has been banned from bringing her mother's home-made cakes into school for a charity fundraising sale because she did not have a fo...

We're About to Reveal the UK's Best Cake

Will Torrent | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Will Torrent

Baking and cakes have seen a huge surge in popularity over the past few years and the nation has truly embraced the trend. This event celebrates the very best cakes - from the finest tea room slice to the many varieties on the shelves of supermarkets, bakery shops and retail food chains across the country.

Review of 'Pâtisserie at Home' by Will Torrent

V.C. Linde | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

There is a really sensible progression through the cookbook so that you 'learn' as you go along. A lot of the recipes need a good bit of prep work but there are enough that can be made quickly when you need a sugar hit. Also while many of the ideas are complicated or require practiced skills they are well explained and worth trying out.

Review of 'Retro Cakes and Cookies' by Wendy Sweetser

V.C. Linde | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

Retro Cakes and Cookies - Wendy Sweetser Cico Books - 2013 Photography: Stuart West Retro Cakes and Cookies contains mainly British and American re...

Review of 'Le Cookie' by Mickael Benichou

V.C. Linde | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

A combination of American sweet treats with French flair forms the basis of a fantastic collection of cookies, cupcakes, brownies, macarons and whoopee pies. Although a short cookbook it contains a really good range of recipes and all of them are very different so there is plenty of choice.

The UK's Gone Baking Mad!

Will Torrent | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Will Torrent

Working in the industry, it's great to see so many people embracing the ever growing popularity of cake making. I come from a background of bakers and was inspired by my family to make food of the highest quality, which is how I became a pâtissier and chocolatier.

'Great British Bake Off' Judge Reveals His Cravings

PA | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Great British Bake Off' judge Paul Hollywood has confessed he has an appetite for fast food. Bread expert Paul and baking queen Mary Berry will cr...

Review of 'Boutique Baking' by Peggy Porschen

V.C. Linde | Posted 14.09.2012 | Home
V.C. Linde

This is a great book if you like beautifully decorated cakes however it is not an everyday baking book, much more suitable for occasion cooking. The photography is wonderful and the are lots of options of mixing and matching cakes with decorations.

Steampunk Cakes: Clockwork Confections To Make Your Mouth Water (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

Thar she goes: An iced Zeppelin doubles up as a perfect wedding cake The rise of Steampunk has seen goggle specs, Victorian dress and sci-fi a...

Petersham Nurseries - More to it Than a Michelin Star

Evie Saffron-Strands | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Evie Saffron-Strands

The recent publicity about chef Skye Gyngell leaving Petersham Nurseries Café put me in mind of the 80's V&A Museum campaign - "an Ace Caff with Quite a Nice Museum Attached".

Cakes That Look Like Steaks (Plus Pasta, Sushi, And Beer) PICTURES

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

A selection of cakes cunningly transformed as pots of seafood, bottles of beer and even hamburgers are confusing taste buds across the web. Compil...

Baking? It's not Just for Girls

Rob Billington | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Rob Billington

The rise of the male baker hasn't been missed. When the show was on, loads of blokes were tweeting me asking for tips, fashion designer Henry Holland even suggested a bake off, and some of the best bakers in the country are blokes.

Cake And Eat It: Classic English Battenburg Recipe

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Follow this simple recipe and treat yourself to a slice of Battenburg, the retro cake with a royal history......