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The Primrose Bakery: Rose biscuits

Yumski! I give another Primrose Bakery recipe a go and have to say that these biccies would be ideal for any vintage tea party. Scoff, scoff, scoff…

Menage a Trois Supper Club: A review

Supper clubs are springing up all over Manchester and the first one has just opened up in the delightful leafy ‘burb of Altrincham. Here’s what I thought of my first Menage a Trois.

Hunger strikes…

Fighting irons at the ready, people of Manchester. The new way to fill your tummies is to head to a stranger’s house for tea. Read on to find out more about how the city is responding to the supper club trend.

S’mores galore!

Barbecue weather! If you’re not full after stuffing yourself with chicken, kebabs, baked potatoes and sausages, round it all off with a s’more or two. Here’s my version of this American classic.

Bubbles! A chalkable champagne glass how-to…

This is such a simple yet quietly impressive project that I expect you all to go and do it right now. Go, go, go!

Pin-ups in Pinnies: A cupcake review

Alcoholic cupcakes? Who’d have thunk it? I put my taste buds to the test, sampling some of Pin-ups in Pinnies’ boozy baked goods. Cheers, y’all!

Monday’s Points of Pinterest: Truly scrumptious recipes

Warning! If you’re hungry and daydreaming about lunchtime, this post could tip you over the edge! If you like torturing yourself, however, carry on to discover some lovely recipe ideas – all found on social networking site Pinterest.

Pin-Ups in Pinnies

Take two eggs, a cup of flour, 100g of butter, one teaspoon of vanilla, a dash of old-school femininity and a pinch of 1950s glamour…Wait, what? That’s the strangest recipe ever! What on earth are you making? Pin-Ups in Pinnies, of course – Manchester’s very own catering company that bakes cupcakes and vintage to perfection every time.

Cinnamon pinwheels: The easiest recipe in the world

Because my High Tea linky party’s on again today (quick, quick – find your favourite posts!) I thought I’d treat you all to some taste-a-licious pinwheels. Don’t eat them all at once!