Tag Archives: cake

22nd September 2013 – cake and ice cream

The perfect combination. Cherry-ripple flavour, heaped in cold mountains. Chocolate sponge, crumbly and moist. As the crumbs freeze to the snowy peaks, they begin to melt. An avalanche of sweetness finds its way to my spoon.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

31st August 2013 – cake

A big, indulgent, chocolate one with maltesers on top and chocolate fingers round the outside. Sprinkled with fairy dust, it glitters in the sun. Eight candles burn, ready to be blown out. Too soon it is cut up, another birthday … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

21st July 2013 – painting party

Friends happily wield paintbrushes in return for drinks and cake. They transform our half-done spaces into wonderlands of colour and changed light.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

28th March 2013 – sister

We make a cake, something we always do when we’re together. As we weigh, mix and bake, we talk of past, present and future. She is still the only person who can make me laugh so much it hurts.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

26th February 2013 – cake

Taken from the oven, it hisses gently. A miraculous mix of eggs, sugar and fat. The knife slides in and out cleanly. A cake for my mother, who first gave me the gift of baking.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment