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Afternoon Tea 17 November 2018

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Afternoon Tea 9 October 2016

2016 was an extremely busy year and as you can tell by the date of when this afternoon tea took place, I’m very behind posting this blog. Nevertheless, I remember it well! Autumn was a significant influence in what to … Continue reading

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As You Like It – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

With 2016 being the 400 year anniversary of Will Shakespeare’s passing and with all manner of commemorations taking place around the country, we thought we’d pay our own little tribute to the Bard with a ‘cake knees up’ of our … Continue reading

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Going Local – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

For our theme this time we’re ‘Going Local’.  This could encompass anything from local ingredients (whether home grown or sourced from a local supplier) or a recipe reflecting traditions or cuisine local to your area. Our hosts for the evening … Continue reading

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Cooking The Books – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

The baking theme for this month was an encouragement to shake off the dust of those cookery books seldom used or to put to use what might have appeared under our Christmas trees.   There weren’t many of us for our … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea – Sunday 29 November 2015

With autumn in full swing and the festive Christmas season knocking on the door, it was to this seasonal ‘palette’ of flavours and treats I turned to for inspiration when designing this menu.  I also had had an extremely busy … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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” … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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