Gin & Tonic Cake

Gin & Tonic Cake

I took my mum for lunch yesterday and she ordered a gin and tonic which truly signifies the start of summer.  She barely drinks, but her annual bottle of Gordons arrives with the sunshine and is replaced by Stone’s Green Ginger Wine as the nights draw in.  I’m really...
Bluebell Styled Shoot

Bluebell Styled Shoot

Last May, I was asked by a local venue to produce a semi-naked style for a styled shoot at a beautiful woodland venue in Rolvenden, Kent.  This style is very popular indeed this year, with the addition of metallic elements (like this cake), caramel or chocolate drips...
Party Time!

Party Time!

If you’ve read earlier posts on the blog or the story of the business, you’ll know that my friend Helen is almost entirely responsible for my career path! Her wedding cake was the first ‘proper’ cake I made 5 years ago and she is again...
Teaching the next generation

Teaching the next generation

I’m nearing the 5th anniversary of Flossie Pops Cakery and each year brings something new and usually surprising! I’ve taught adult classes since the business began and as a result of their success, three years ago opened my new teaching space in our...
Grown ups and Ginger Cake

Grown ups and Ginger Cake

I’ve always wondered at what point you finally become ‘grown-up’. Is it when you leave home? Get your first job, find a partner, buy a house, have children, raise children or lose someone you love?  At all these points, I’ve felt denial, although outwardly grown-up...
Happy 2016

Happy 2016

No recipes today, I’m afraid.  Sometimes blogging encourages me to make a more public promise, one that might be ignored if written in a journal and shoved in a drawer, so please bear with me! As another new year dawns, unusually I’m feeling really positive,...