• The Cake Walk

    The Cake Walk – Isle of Wight Part 1

    There are a few things in my life I do for fun. 1. Bake and/or eat cake 2. Walk my dogs (Barney the Welsh Springer and Daisy the Black Labrador) with and without the Hubster (preferably with) 3. Clay pigeon shooting Some times I get the opportunity to combine 2 of my fun things, and this week that means walking and eating cake!! We are holidaying in Bonchurch, near Ventnor on the south of the Isle of Wight. I have to confess we didn’t pick the most sensible week as the Isle of Wight Festival is taking place, and it SHOULD be Glastonbury weekend, so the weather is almost guaranteed…

  • Cakes,  Recipes - tried and tested

    A Very British Cake – Tea Loaf

    Well, today I have been officially told I have a clean kitchen. As I sell cakes, I have to register my kitchen with the local council. And this lunchtime was the moment I’ve been holding my breathe waiting to happen – the Environmental Health Officer was due to call!! Da da daaaaaa!!!! I know my kitchen is clean. Every cupboard is spotless, the fan in the oven doesn’t dare breathe too heavily through fear of making a mess and the fridge practically squeaks by itself its so clean, but still I’ve had nightmares about today!! The possible scenarios I have thought of: – A rogue cat wanders in when I…