Cakes · Fiesta Friday · Food With Friends · Gluten-Free · lactose free

Red Velvet Wedding Cake (GF, Lactose Free)

Hello, hello, hello! As readers will be aware, I have been beavering away working on an event cake for a friend of mine. I was asked to make her gluten-free, lactose-free side-cake for the wedding so that her guests with allergies didn’t miss out! I was very honoured to be asked, but it has been… Continue reading Red Velvet Wedding Cake (GF, Lactose Free)

Cupcakes and Muffins · Fiesta Friday · Food With Friends · Gluten-Free

Moscato Cupcakes (GF) for New Years Eve!

Hello, hello, hello! Happy New Years and Happy Belated Fiesta Friday! I know I’ve been absent for a little longer than normal. But it’s been a bit of a quiet Christmas, and I didn’t end up doing half of the things I was planning on doing. I’ve been taking the opportunity to catch up with… Continue reading Moscato Cupcakes (GF) for New Years Eve!

Biscuits · Experiments · Fiesta Friday · Food With Friends · Gluten-Free

Deliciouslynell Meets Royal Icing (GF)

WARNING: As this is an experiments post it is very text heavy. But bear with me, there’s some really useful info in there! Hello, hello, hello! Happy FF! I have been a busy little bee this weekend in preparing for some Christmas baking. I decided after I had so much success with making a test batch… Continue reading Deliciouslynell Meets Royal Icing (GF)

Cakes · Dairy-Free · Fiesta Friday · Food With Friends · Gluten-Free

Lemon Meringue Cake (GF, DF) and decorating disasters!

Hello, hello, hello! It’s been a little while since I last had an occassion to make a dessert. But as a family friend was coming down for the weekend, and then would be going away overseas for awhile, it would have been terrible not to bring something nice out for a treat! I ended up choosing… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Cake (GF, DF) and decorating disasters!

Chicken · Fiesta Friday · Food With Friends · Gluten-Free

Cooking Up a Storm: Episode 1, Coq au Vin

Emma, a good friend of mine, decided to put a cooking group together with the apt title of Cooking up a Storm. It’s a group for people who want to teach and learn new recipes, which can be snacks, desserts, mains – whatever we like! Each person who wants to teach a recipe acts as… Continue reading Cooking Up a Storm: Episode 1, Coq au Vin

Cakes · Fiesta Friday · Food With Friends · Gluten-Free

Cloud Cake (GF)

If you were to ask me who I draw inspiration from at the moment in terms of cooking and baking it would have to be a family friend of ours – Polly. Polly has always amazed me with her culinary skills. She’s not only an incredibly talented chef but also an artist, and someone with a… Continue reading Cloud Cake (GF)

Food With Friends · Reviews

Tongue and Groove and Koko Black

For this Fiesta Friday I did something a little different, I met up with some work colleagues – and one of their cousin’s, and we went out for a very late dinner. It was off to a rocky start at first because we had been unable to get a booking at the original restaurant we… Continue reading Tongue and Groove and Koko Black