Tag Archives: Baking

Cooking With Damien Wager

Plonking plastic in pastry has found me invited to some unique organisations and restaurants and last week I had the pleasure of being invited to see Pastry Chef Damien Wager demonstrate his skills at Bath College. An Apple for Teacher...

#NationalLamingtonDay 21st July 2018

History of Lamingtons The Aussie sponge cake with a chocolate/coconutty covering, masking the secrets of its controversial origins. From its origin story to the debate over raspberry sauce or chocolate the Lamington, one of Australia’s most loved cakes has a...

Afternoon Tea With Jane Devonshire

I’ve got the top down on the car, the summer breeze in my hair and Neil Diamond blaring out from the stereo. Perfect… or at least it was until I’m left red-faced at a set of lights by my embarrassing...

Excellence in Patisserie is on the Rise!

Excellence in Patisserie is on the Rise Lounging on the sofa one Sunday morning with a trifle, a coffee and a copy of Claire’s first book Indulge, I began to read the foreword by the legendary Thomas Keller . ....




Macarons @PrettySweetLon

Pretty Sweet is a High-End Patisserie Service run by Claire Clark and Sarah Crouchman. They kindly offered to help me improve on my Macaron skills. Who could resist a MASTERCLASS with these top professionals! Today it was back to school...