I’m really excited to share this cake because it took a few experiments to get it right. It uses an unusual ingredient which makes it light and spongy. Mashed bloody potato. Yes, there is mashed potato in this cake but I promise you would never know it. It tastes just like a traditional vanilla sponge…
The Flower Faeries series always takes me back to the wonderful feeling of childhood nostalgia and magic. Cicely Mary Barker’s enchanting illustrations and beautiful poems are something that stay with you forever. Inspired by the first of her books, Flower Fairies of the Spring and the changing of the seasons, I’ve created some flower fairy cupcakes using edible flowers.
If the idea of buying a bunch of flowers for Mother’s Day bores you, why not try making your own arrangement? Here are a few of my favourite flower arranging projects from around the web (including some of my own!) that are perfect for Mother’s Day. Most of them are simple and inexpensive too!
Cheap supermarket flowers are great for some small projects, but in my case today, I got what I paid for. For £2 at Asda, I got a bunch of flowers + 3 dead flies! Lovely. Still, it did the job and they looked lovely in the end.
I was looking in my garden to inspire me for a new floral creation but there were hardly any flowers out at all. But I did find a few smaller flowers (and something I suspect may be a weed but is very pretty) along with plenty of foliage. So with these tiny flowers, I decided…
Symmetrical front facing arrangements are a classic triangular design, usually used for special occasions and church arrangements but are just as lovely to have at home on your window sill or mantle piece. Here is a very rough guide on how to make your own at home for under £20: