Happiness is a cake called … – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

You’d be forgiven for asking when is one not happy when cake is involved? I quite agree! But imagine for a moment, if you will, that you have a list of cake choices in front of you, maybe in your favourite tea room or local summer fête. What cake would stand out...

A Taste of Yorkshire

Last autumn, I received an email out of the blue.  I had to read the email several times to convince myself it wasn’t a scam of some sort (sorry Jane!).  The email was a request to be interviewed for an article on afternoon tea in Yorkshire to be featured in the...

Quaffable Cakes – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

This theme was all about anything you can drink that could also go to flavour or spice up a cake. Be it a hot or cold beverage such as tea or coffee, or something cooler like a fruit juice or even a favourite tipple. There was a small cosy gathering to celebrate this...

Signature Bakes – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

This was an opportunity for everyone to show off their creative flair with a handcrafted bake that, if there were a special occasion, this would be the one to show off with. We were (the perfect) 7 in number with 7 cakes to match. Our genial hosts for the evening were...

Afternoon Tea – Sunday 29 March 2015

With Easter just around the corner some traditional treats representing the time of year were required on the menu today. On the sweet side, chocolate; most definitely. Yellow also somehow seems to be associated with Easter for me so, yes, something ‘yellow’. Lemon...