Free Range – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

This was the grand finale to another year of cake as we’ll be taking a rest during December.  There are always too many other things going on in December what with Christmas festivities and venues busy with party goers, that a break from the proceedings seems...

Pudding cakes – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

I could just begin with what’s not like to about cake and leave it at that? Well indeed. But if you like your cake [and by inference pudding] and to eat it too, then there’s more “what’s not to like” in having Pudding Cakes, don’t you think? Think of your...

Afternoon Tea – Sunday 6 September 2015

I guess I should know by the now that after 4 years of doing this (yes 4 years!) that the deadline of 2pm for afternoon tea to commence seems to arrive quicker than I can throw a wet teabag at it (erm … no teabags here actually, something tea shaped anyway …).  It can...

Tutti frutti – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

What comes into your mind when you hear the words ‘tutti frutti’?  The song by Little Richard?  The multi coloured sweets by Rowntrees (‘tooty frooties’)? Or even the 1980s TV drama? Well for us at Saltaire Clandestine Cake club it was all about fruit.  The brief...

Afternoon Tea – Sunday 26 July 2015

With summer in full swing, plenty of colour and freshness would be the theme of the day; there would be time enough for comfort food come the autumn. My guests were both newbies and ‘repeat offenders’ – the latter being a difficult thing to achieve given my ever...