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Camp Bestival Planning

Mojitos for tomorrow night and in an ideal world all we would need is three things: Tequila, salt and limes, we wouldn't need anything else to get us through the weekend as no food would be required or remembered. However, we have children so that's not going to happen *sighs wistfully*.

Tate and Lyle Taste Experience launch - The Cake Hotel

You have no idea just how excited I was to receive an invitation to Tate and Lyle's launch of The Cake Hotel, an edible house made with their new Taste Experience range of sugars.  Oh my goodness, this was definitely a 'clear the diary' day. So…
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Jam making goes underground

Did you ever think that homemade jam could become a black market item?  I have a vision of those glorious women of the WI, the doyennes of the home made jam industry setting up illegal jam shops where Afternoon Tea is served in the dark with…
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GlitterGate - the drama continues

After much goings on over the past few months the team over at Splat Cooking have just withdrawn EdAble Art Glitter from sale due to current labels being on contravention of the Food Safety Act 1990, here's the article for further info http://www.splatcooking.net/blog/new-products/2012/09/edable-art-glitter-withdrawn-for-the-moment/ Splat…
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Damson Jam

It's September, it's sunny, grab your boots and get outside with the kids to gather damsons from the hedgerows and go home and make jam with them.  Damson jam is seriously good, homemade damson jam tastes nothing like the stuff you get…
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Cupcake Glitter - is it safe to eat?

I've used Edable Art glitter for years, I make sure that the products myself and the team source for Splat Cooking are safe to eat, after all Splat Cooking is all about teaching children and adults how to cook safely so the items we sell have…
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APP - Cupcakes, Muffins and Afternoon Tea

My new APP has it's own Facebook page, please click and 'like' it.  The APP itself launches in June 2012 and will be available from that date on the APP store, if you 'like' it on facebook we'll keep you updated on events, competitions and…
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When making lavender and honey...

When making lavender and honey cupcakes make sure you use lavender and not cumin seed, similar looking, totally different flavour!!!