• Tottenham Cake….

      ….just like Percy Ingles makes. To many people, well actually most people, Tottenham Cake and Percy Ingles means nothing, but work or live in the Eastend of London and you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. I worked in Hackney, in London’s East end for over 10 years, and was lucky to regularly enjoy delights from Percy Ingles Bakery, from ‘down the Roman Road’….and wow did they have some yummy delights. Percy Ingles is a household name in Hackney, but step away from the Capital and few people will know what you’re talking about. It is a family bakery with over 50 shops in London and makes a great…

  • Why do we eat Wedding Cake?

    Your wedding day is full of so many significant moments, all enjoyed, shared, photographed and remembered. One of those moments is the cutting of your wedding cake. But why do we eat Cake?……it’s a tradition that goes back a while, right back to Roman Times in fact. Various different rituals of Brides and Grooms breaking and eating breads, pies and cakes to bring them good luck have been documented, From the when a Roman Groom would eat part of a loaf and break the rest over his brides head to bring good fortune and healthy children, to Medieval England where baked goods were piled high and if the Bride and Groom…