THE Wedding Cake – When Do I Need to Book One? Exactly when do I need to arrange myself a cake maker? Some guides will tell you that 6-9 months is enough to book your wedding cake… now, this might be okay to try if you are marrying ‘out of season’* or mid-week but you need … Continue reading THE Wedding Cake – When Do I Book One?
Well phew! The Super Summer Wedding Season for 2018 is nearing it's brow-wiping, feet-upping finish (before sashaying into Autumn and Winter). We have had the massive priviledge of working with some absolutely stonking suppliers throughout 'The Season'. The Season is generally thought to be May - September but let me tell you now... there is … Continue reading Super Wedding Season: S1 Ep1 Holkham Hall
Styled Wedding Shoot: Pentney Abbey Hot, hot, hot for cakes! So, Summer 2018 has been astonishing in the number of weddings we have prettied up with a wedding cake or two. This Summer alone we have been out most weeks with multiple cake deliveries to assorted venues. North Norfolk and beyond has some of the … Continue reading Styled Wedding Shoot: Pentney Abbey
Styled Wedding Shoot One of the things I love about my job is being able to mix with other creative folk. Together we created our dreamscape of a styled wedding shoot scenario. May 2017 saw us on a wind swept beach with sea tumbled stones and a seafoam theme. We took our inspiration from the … Continue reading Wedding Shoot – Runton Beach -May ’17
Kirstie's Gingerbread Champion 2015 - Kirstie Allsopps words, not mine. You night have seen a little flurry of well wishes and congratulations recently on Facebook & Twitter. I was blessed enough to go to Devon and live a waking baking dream... "How did you get asked?" I get asked, quite frequently... I had a speculating … Continue reading Kirstie’s Gingerbread Champion 2015
Beautifully moist spicy apple crumble cake recipe with a filling with af stewed apples and crunchy Crumble topping. A tasty treat for a coffee morning, winters dessert or just because with a brew. When I cook this cake I’m reminded of the many time I baked with mum when I was little, sitting on the … Continue reading Apple Crumble Cake Recipe – perfect pud or coffee morning cake
Wedding Fairs There are many reasons to attend Wedding Shows and why you should go to at least one. As we dust the confetti out of our hair and settle into Wedding Show season this year’s brides we have baked for are remembered fondly for their beautiful, creative, sometime wacky creations and allowing us to … Continue reading Wedding Shows – Why You Should Go To One Copy
Saturday afternoon saw us all out with an ever-growing pile of jumpers and tops on the freshly turned earth as the weather got warmer and we collected bags and boxes of sloes, damsons and blackberries – we even got some elderberries and hawthorns. Naturally we followed the law of the land pick no more than … Continue reading Damson Gin – Norfolk Slow Food
Cake are quite emotional things, there’s always an occasion for cake, big or small. Birthdays, weddings, christenings are the usual fayre here at Buns HQ, followed by the odd divorce cake, one funeral cake and a vasectomy celebration cake for a surprise party for the recipient (straight out of surgery!) Sometimes you might want to … Continue reading GIANT PMT Cookie Recipe
More and more I get asked for specialist baking or dietary cakes in the form of Gluten-wheat-egg-dairy-free vegan. At Buns of Fun it’s exciting when a request comes in for something like this and we’re more than happy to be able to stretch our apron strings and use a variety of ingredients and mix it up.Here at Buns HQ there are 2 small budding chefs who love to lick a bowl and are only too pleased to be asked to ‘mix this’ and ‘stir that’. It’s lovely to hear them discovering about food and it’s origins and having pride in producing (or ‘helping’ to produce) something that the whole family can enjoy.