Galway Bake Fest

This weekend the Galway Bake Fest takes place. It sounds like a brilliant event and I'm really looking forward to going along and taking photos....and of course there will be cake! Sure what more could you want? If the bake fest isn't enough for you there is also a pastry food tour running in conjunction... Continue Reading →

Something Special at Eala Bhan

Lucy and I went along to Eala Bhan during the week to try out their Afternoon Tea.  I'm a big fan of Afternoon Tea (well to be honest I'm a big fan of food in general!) This was the best Afternoon Tea I've ever had. Eala Bhan is a really beautiful restaurant, located along the... Continue Reading →

Wedding World

I called into Wedding World  today, what a brilliant idea for a store, it's like having your very own wedding fair without the crowds. Wedding World is Ireland’s largest (open all year) Wedding Exhibition Centre, based in Collooney, Co. Sligo. From cakes to candles, hotels to hairdressers, bands to bouquets, you'll find it all at Wedding... Continue Reading →

Thank you Dr. Oetker!

I won a competition on twitter last week for a Dr. Oetker baking hamper. It arrived today and it's fantastic! Loads of goodies in it. Rocket-dog was very impressed as well. We decided to make cakes right away to try out all the lovely products! Here's the recipe we used: 175g butter 175g caster sugar... Continue Reading →

Cakes

The last couple of days have been all about cakes 🙂 Lucy made the one above for her friend's birthday. It's a really clever idea for a cake....I hope she makes me one when it's my birthday! Today was a really awful day and as Lucy has taken her cake to her friends I decided... Continue Reading →

The Sligo Farmer’s Market

On Saturday morning I got to visit the Farmer's Market. I was really pleased as I haven't been there for a few weeks and I wanted to check out the new stall.   The other new stall is An Caife Bia Slainte who make wonderful cakes in all kinds of lovely flavours. It was a... Continue Reading →

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