Jess (Chess) Cake

It was Jess’ First Birthday last week and I made this beautiful cake for her. Here’s the recipe Ingredients 350g caster sugar 350g self-raising flour 350g softened unsalted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 large eggs, beaten together and at room temperature A pinch of salt 50g cocoa powder 4 tablespoons of milk White chocolate…

A cakey adventure to Casa Angelina

After seeing Edinburgh Spotlight’s review of Casa Angelina I couldn’t wait for the opportunity to go and try it out. When my friend from London said she was coming up for a weekend the perfect opportunity arose.  I was not disappointed I had cauliflower soup which came in this really cute bowl with a cheese scone.   Scone…

MIA

It has been truly ages since I last blogged. In a time when all I have done is eat I really should be blogging more but time has gotten away from me. Today I’m planning to try my cake for the next Edinburgh Cake Ladies event. It looks complicated eek! I can’t post any pictures…

Everything in moderation… Including moderation – Julia Childs

In praise of Eteaket… I have always loved Eteaket, a small tea shop on Frederick Street. They have lovely coffees, wonderful teas and their staff are friendly and helpful. Today was the first time I tried their cake. I opted for carrot cake and I was not disappointed. It was light and moist. The icing…