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*.

Buckinghamshire Bake-Off

There is no pressure, no cooking on the day, no charming ladies encouraging you to 'cream' properly or chaps hovering criticising your 'rubbing in' method, you do all that at home with no one watching and bring your lovely cakes and biscuits along on the day.

Great Pink Bake Off

Breakthrough Breast Cancer's first ever Great Pink Bake Off is Friday 18 October, so get baking, get your friends involved, eat, bake, share and raise money for this amazing charity.
Beverley Glock and Phil Gayle on stage at Thame Food Festival

Thame Food Festival

Whahoo, it's that time of year again, Thame Food Festival is tomorrow, Saturday 28 September.  This year it's even bigger and taking up the whole of the high street....Annual fun fair eat your heart out.

Cookery School

My cookery school is based in the kitchen of my 17th century converted mill on the outskirts of Princes Risborough. The classes take place around the kitchen table with everyone working together so they have a very informal and friendly feel, more like cooking with friends than a formal home economics kitchen.

Magimix - the easiest machine to use EVER!

Small boy (aged 10) had a sale to raise money for his form's chosen charity today.  He decided that his team were going to have a bake sale, they were given instructions on what to make and he spent most of Sunday baking.  On the list…
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Thame Food Festival

Yesterday dawned lovely and sunny and we all breathed a sign of relief as it was Thame Food Festival and we'd waited a whole year for this amazing food festival and were desperately hoping that it wouldn't rain. I was kicking off the first…
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Thame Food Festival Exibition at Thame Museum

I spent a lovely evening in the company of some amazing chefs on Thursday to kick of an exhibition of food photography by the lovely Debbie Jones of Imaging Essence. Lotte Duncan gave her usual cheeky style speech in the company of Katie and…
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Plum Baby Cookery School

I'm thrilled to announce that I'm hosting the Plum Baby Cookery School and my co-ambassador is Celebrity Chef Rachel Allen. Plum Baby will be opening their cookery school doors to some very privileged parents and babies to learn all about…
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500 Baby and Toddler Foods - amazing recommendation

I had to blog this email, sent last night from Diana Viola who reviews cookery books in the US for the website  I read her review of my new baby and toddler cookbook '500 Baby and Toddler Foods' last night and sent her…
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500 Baby and Toddler Foods - another fabulous review, yeay

This is nerve wracking, now I know how actors feel after the first night of a show when they await the morning papers for the reviews, so far it's pretty fantastic. This is another website/blog review of the US version of my book, by Real…