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Farmer’s Market Apple and star anise crumble for Mother’s Day

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] Happy Mother’s Day! It’s Mother’s Day today in the UK, so have a great day, Mum. My Mum lives a few hours away so I’m spending the day at the┬áNatural Food Show with another great Mum, Elisabeth Winkler of┬áReal Food Lover, whose blog is named after her Mum. I love apple crumble, it’s … Continue reading

Breakfast cookies (networking cookies)

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] Yes, cookies for breakfast. These are fat free, refined sugar free and have fruit and oats to give you both a quick boost to get you going and sustained energy for the morning ahead. I took them to a morning networking meeting where they went down a treat. Don’t worry, if you don’t … Continue reading

Lavender scones: my story of catering for a vegan wedding reception

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] My friend was getting married. Yay! Two days to go and the venue was changed and I’m doing the catering solo on a tiny budget. Yikes! I’m an experienced cook but being solely responsible for a wedding reception was a new experience and a rather nerve wracking one. My first decision was to … Continue reading

Home made brownie kit testing has commenced

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] I’m planning a range of home made kits. The same ingredients like you’d have in your own kitchen, in a mix. Our home made shortbread kit is already available on Etsy here. And today I started testing the brownie mix. The first batch is in the oven… can’t wait for them to finish … Continue reading

Mardi Gras King Cake for Fat Tuesday

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] Yesterday was Fat Tuesday, the high point of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Traditionally, King Cake is baked – a yeasted sweet bread with a cinnamon, sugar and butter filling and decorated with brightly coloured sugars. Now we’ve finished the pancakes in the UK for Shrove Tuesday, why not try making King Cake? … Continue reading

Crystallised ginger

[tweetmeme source=”fairycakemother”] It may seem a bit strange to be starting a blog called FairyCAKEmother with a post about making crystallised ginger, but every blog needs to start somewhere, and today it’s ginger. Lots and lots of ginger. I love ginger and I’ve made lots of confectionery like fudge and caramel before, but never crystallised … Continue reading