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.
Pin Party Wedding Season has started in earnest; we’ve already been baking for nuptials across the county. Skimming through Pintrest there are some beautiful and inspiring collections, simple, stunning and timeless. Buns of Fun have a number of weekend dates for 2015 which are rapidly disappearing, if you wait too long you might not get … Continue reading Pin Party
Easter is upon us once more and so are the Easter holidays for the mini family members. For us it’s a visit to Bonny Wee Scotch and days of activity, eating and adventures. So School’s Out and maybe you’ll have the folks over or just hear the immortal sing-song words from the hungry little people … Continue reading Easter Edibles
Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb - that's what it sounds like when talking about my favourite thing to grow in the garden. I love this time of year when the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs are waking up - the old caveman instinct is to eat green and try new shoots. Today in our garden the sap … Continue reading ‘Spring’ into Baking
In the words of Jesse 'this week we 'ave mostly been playing around with' ...some fancy-pants cakery techniques and adapting our dummy Wedding cake, the one we used for the Most Curious Wedding Show. Our 'One-Cake-Four-Ways'. I love that working for myself means I can try my hand at anything and attack with aplomb once … Continue reading One-Cake-Four-Ways
Image:Esther Ling Photography at Most Curious Wedding Fair - St Andrews Norwich 8th Feb 2015 Last weekend I had the most distinct pleasure of meeting some new folks who are newly and entirely focused on planning their Wedding. Chiefly planning cakes if they were in front of me! Armed with notepads, brain clouds and Pintrest … Continue reading Most Curious, Most Fantastical
As a Pinpest sometimes I find it hard to sort the wheat from the chaff so to speak, there's oodles of cakes to choose from on Pintrest. A bewilderment of baking some may say. Stop - take a minute and admire the craveable creations we've Pinned this week. It was a toughy to stop at … Continue reading Friday’s Quickie – Seven Spectacular Pins
Burns Night 2010 the ingredients for creating my bespoke baking business were weighed and Buns of Fun was conceived. I reached for my apron and brought Buns' into this world fully baked on February 10th 2010. This week I've been having a breather, taking stock of how far we have come with our oven gloves. … Continue reading A Season To Reflect – And To Look Forward..
BUNS STARTED life at the kitchen table in North Norfolk and went on lots of beach picnics in the guise of freshly baked cupcakes, brownies and traybakes. Coupled with a not-so-sober Burns Night where I made little Fimo babies for my guests as their place settings - Buns of Fun took shape that very evening. … Continue reading Buns of Fun is 5 years old!
THIS WEEK we see the introduction of our Botanical shoot on Burnetts Boards at the very elegant Stradsett Hall, a collaborative effort by local wedding industry artists - hand-picked by the ever-so inventive and stylish Penny Baldry. This shoot was so much fun to work on, genuinely working with Penny is always such a liberating … Continue reading Botanical Love