I love Easter. It’s like a calmer version of Christmas but with more pastel colours, tulips and legs of lamb. Easter is Fred Astaire and Judy Garland singing about Easter bonnets. Easter is blues, pinks, yellows and purples; yellow and purple being the Cadbury colours, do you reckon that was deliberate? While synonymous with gorging … More On the table: Easter
We’ve been utterly spoiled with the good weather of the last few days and the entire population seems hell bent on cramming in the traditional summertime activities into as short a time as possible. It’s almost as if we’re expecting a thunderous rain cloud to roll in at any moment. For me, nothing says a … More 99s with a twist
For my second agricultural show, we travelled to the other half’s home county of Laois. Clonaslee was the venue and the competition was fierce. Once again I went for the Decorated Cupcake class and to mix it up, the Cherry Cake class, but the less said about that one the better. I tried to up … More The first feather in my cap!
So it didn’t take me long to sign up to my second agri show, about a day after I got home from the last one to be precise. With my new found knowledge that the cupcakes aren’t actually tasted but judged solely on their looks, I got straight onto Pinterest to source some inspiration. And … More The art of peacocking
This is the third incarnation of my baking blog but this time I feel more determined and more committed, so much so that I went the extra mile to buy the .com domain name rather than be content with the basic WordPress address. Clearly, I mean business this time. And to really prove to myself … More Three Decorated Cupcakes: Coming to an agricultural show near you