Cake decorating…

…is something I have wanted to learn for a long time! As you all know I love baking, but when it comes to decorating cakes I have a lot to learn. So when finally an opportunity came up to attend a cake decorating class I couldn’t say no and joined up with a colleague of…

Baby, it’s cold outside – a cake perfect for winter!

My (not so) little brother and I share a passion for baking and really have a lot of fun spending time in the kitchen together. Although we both have slightly different approaches,  I would say the parts we enjoy most is the planning and the time when we see the finished project. We often have…

Happy New Year 2019!

I hope you all had a great Christmas time and are now ready for the new year 2019. May it be a very happy one for all of you – maybe with many new DIY projects, a lot of cooking and baking ;). After a very happy Christmas time with family in Germany we’re now…

Last minute make wrapping paper idea

This is the 4th year in a row that I am wrapping my Christmas gifts in plain packing paper and make it look nice by using things I can find in my (massive) crafting drawer. Whilst I had silver paper last year and white paper the year before I went back to the roots this…

The Food Exchange – Christmas Rocky Road

It’s time for the Food Exchange again and, as always, my friend Lucy from lucyabakes bakes something that is well known in Germany and I bake something that is well known in England. The story behind this is that I am from Germany, but live in England and Lucy is from England, but lives in…

Biscuits in two colours + my first attempt at flooding and piping

When it comes to making biscuits for Christmas I usually pick one Sunday afternoon where I then make 6 kinds of biscuits whilst looking after a baby/toddler. And although I have a great husband that always helps me, the kitchen usually looks like a bomb site that he ends up cleaning at 9 o’clock at…