You’re never alone…

I haven’t written for a while as I’ve actually been baking! I’m also trying out a secondary career as interior designer and decorator. This wasn’t intentional but in order to make space for the business – and believe me, if you want to run any sort of food business...

Real-life cake stuff (finally)

January has been rather strange. I was all excited about setting up a cake business, and then reality hit – I have to do all the set up, so I haven’t done a stitch of baking. Yesterday that changed as I set off to the depths of Surrey to Squires Kitchen...

What a week!

After a bit of a false start the first week of January (except my lovely and patient husband designed my accounting system; maybe a guest blog from him another day??), this week has been awesome! I feel like I’ve done loads, and that things might suddenly start coming...

Help!

No blog today, and a slightly more interactive style of post. I need all your help. I roughly know what sort of cakes I want to be making. But if they’re not the sort of cakes people want, I won’t get very far. So, can I ask that you please take a couple of minutes to...

Cakes aside for a minute…

I’ve been a bit useless this month keeping up with the blog. To be fair, the only thing I would have had to write about would have been my food hygiene training (which was cancelled) as I’ve been trying to keep my head in the finishing of my job. And then, you know,...

Food establishment application: anyone for frogs legs?

Having a ‘quiet’ weekend in Wales, I decided to stop ignoring the thing that’s genuinely preventing me from running a business: the food establishment application. I’ve been doing fun things, like making brownies, wondering what my branding might look like or planning...