New Children’s Workshops Schedule 2017

The following workshops are currently scheduled. Book your place by Email now. Discounts are available for block bookings. All classes must be paid for no less than one week in advance.  Please see terms-of-service-1 for additional information 14th JANUARY 2017 – Saturday Morning Cookery Club Everything Spice, Everything Nice  We will create some wonderful cookies and cakes and fill…

My first ‘unhappy’ customer

Just before Christmas I encountered an unhappy situation with a customer which got me thinking about what to do in the event of an unhappy customer. When running any business the art of communication is vital. You really need to get this right. So just as cake decorating, cooking or baking is a skill so…

Suzie’s Christmas Crafting

This year I decided most of my gifts would be handmade items. As well as my cookery and baking I love making things for people. It gives me an extra warm fuzzy feeling and feeds my need to buy fluffy, bright and colourful yarns and materials. I fill the dark days of winter with things…

Beautiful Fancy Bread – Week 25

Ever since I first mastered the art of baking bread I was smitten. From the humble Chelsea Bun to Cinnamon Fans, Challah and beautiful Chocolate Babkas my nimble fingers have shaped the different doughs. Last week for my bread challenge I made some Welsh Cakes which turned out beautifully buttery but I have to admit…

Christmas Cookery Classes

School is out for the holidays and so my busy time begins. I am over the moon at being fully booked for my children’s cookery classes! How exciting! My goal for 2017 is to get some grown ups on board. Perhaps a parent and child session? Or a bread making course? What would you like…

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

We are now taking orders for Christmas Hampers – the perfect present for someone with a sweet tooth (and if you fancy a savoury hamper do ask – they can be adjusted to include Spiced nuts, Homemade mango chutney, Chilli Jam. Dried fruit salami, Cheese Palmiers. Smaller Hampers £23 Mini Christmas Cake or a Chocolate Yule…

Winter warming soups

Winter Warming Soups Homemade soup made with nutrient dense foods improves your health and mood in the colder months, and it helps ward away colds.  What I love about a homemade soup is that you can really get creative and blend flavours together to make something simple and delicious. It’s great to have a flask…

Saturday Morning Cookery Club

Cook your way around the world! 2 Saturdays month starting 14th January 2017 11:00 am – 12:45  Ages 7 – 14 years old £15:00 including ingredients and equipment Call us to book your place 07887359879 or Email us now Cook! Taste! Experience! BRING THE WORLD INTO YOUR KITCHEN DISCOUNT AVAILABLE FOR BLOCK BOOKINGS TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY…

Me….a business owner?

It has been a while since I have posted a personal blog post. In September I gave you my top 10 tips that help me in my work space – in case you missed it here’s a link  Home….. great place to work from. The seasons are whizzing by, as if they were on fast…

East African Style Flaky Chapati

Chapatis are a popular East African flatbread with Indian roots. They are a perfect accompaniment to any vegetable, meat, chicken or fish curry. Best served warm and on the day made but they can be made ahead and reheated or even eaten cold! They were introduced to the East African coast by Indian merchants. Ingredients …

Spicy Fruit & Seed Bread – Week 22

I wanted to make an intriguing bread this week and came across this recipe which I have adapted to suit my tastes. I love spicy and sweet combined and this basic bread mixture, with its blend of flours, fruit, seeds and spices gives an interesting texture and lovely flavour.     You will need 300 g (10 oz)…