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Celebratory chocolate cake extravaganza!

Chocolate & raspberry celebration cake

Chocolate & raspberry celebration cake

Chocolate & raspberry celebration cake

This is a special chocolate cake made for a dear friend who was celebrating the arrival of her pen friend of several decades who had flown over from USA to meet for the very first time. 160 more words

Afternoon Tea

British Shortbread

I was amused to see there was a ‘British foods’ section in one of the Canadian supermarkets I went to recently and was intrigued as to what they stocked. 50 more words


My First Ever Afternoon Tea Experience - Intercontinental Hotel

The Travelling Pixie in London

My first ever Afternoon Tea Experience – Intercontinental Hotel Wellington Lounge

The other day I was going through my old photos on my phone, all the way back to 2011 (I think!), and I found quite a few photos of my first ever afternoon tea experience – ah, the memories! 681 more words


Bourbon Biscuits

*taken from Good Housekeeping*

A yummy classic, perfect for dunking in your cuppa’!

Makes 18 biscuits


For the biscuits:


Saturday stitching

Mrs Mac has been a little unwell, but able to sew and very productive as a result, with these blocks

and these blocks as the fruits of her labour. 80 more words

Pear & Maple Syrup cake

Pear & Maple Syrup Cake


Pears – 2 Butter – 150 grams

Castor Sugar – 150 grams

Vanilla Essence – 1 teaspoon

to cover pears so they don’t brown… 267 more words



I received a really thoughtful and clever birthday gift from one of my friends. I love it because it’s simple, but very personal and totally me! 95 more words