Blogging, Restaurant Reviews

Growing Up as a BBC and Restaurant Review: U Canteen

Today’s blogpost is going to be something slightly different. It’s a restaurant review with a lot of history too. I was inspired by posts from fellow BBC (British Born Chinese) bloggers, Elsa, Winnie and Michelle (ElsaEats, Diamond Canopy and Daisybutter respectively) who talked about growing up as a BBC. I want to talk a little… Continue reading Growing Up as a BBC and Restaurant Review: U Canteen

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My 2017 Reflections

Another year has passed and it’s been another big year for the blog! As the university workload grew in 2017, I didn’t have time to post as much on the blog. I posted 38 times this year but this doesn’t mean that I have posted elsewhere. This year I launched a YouTube channel. Admittedly it… Continue reading My 2017 Reflections

Blogging, Product Reviews

Product Review: Photo Backdrops

Backdrops have never been on my radar before as a blogger. I’d often use what I had around the house to take photos on, whether that be a wooden table, a slate or even some bathroom tiles (not actually in the bathroom, I bought them in the clearance). Whilst these have created nice photos, I… Continue reading Product Review: Photo Backdrops

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My Review of 2016

2016 was a tragic year for all, with the deaths of legends in the entertainment industry such as Victoria Wood, Carrie Fisher, George Michael, Sir Terry Wogan, David Bowie (and the list goes on and on!) and we also cannot forget about the huge changes in the futures of the UK with Brexit and the… Continue reading My Review of 2016

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Tips for Baking in Large Quantities

In the past 2 years, I have baked 2 dessert buffets for 120 people each, 300 chocolate chunk cookies for parents and students at an open evening, a commission of 24 cupcakes in 3 different flavours, sweet treats for our school's leaving barbecue and 50 chocolate chunk cookies and 24 cupcakes for Bubakes' Depressed Cake Shop event. Having… Continue reading Tips for Baking in Large Quantities

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Responding to ‘Breaking Down a Decorated Cake’

There's a post out on a blog entitled 'Breaking Down a Decorated Cake'. Maybe you've read it. Maybe you agree with it. If you haven't, the premise of the post is guiding the readers through making a cake decorated with fondant. Sounds great and normal! Except this post wouldn't have been written if it hadn't… Continue reading Responding to ‘Breaking Down a Decorated Cake’

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Clean Eating: One More Rant

Think back to 10 years ago; Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver and Delia Smith. Think back to 5 years ago; Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Lorraine Pascale. Today; Ella Woodward, Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, Madeleine Shaw, Joe Wicks. These names are the hottest people in the cookbook industry. Their books will teach you “The Art of Eating… Continue reading Clean Eating: One More Rant