How to have your cake and eat it: Four tips I’ve learnt for budgeting when it’s not wedding season

It’s been two years since I first started making and selling my wedding cakes professionally as a bit of a side hustle, and four months since I officially became a freelance journalist. Both of these decisions have been challenging and I’ve learnt quite a bit along the way, from always saving more than needed, to branching out from just making wedding cakes, which no one’s … Continue reading How to have your cake and eat it: Four tips I’ve learnt for budgeting when it’s not wedding season

Banana And Date Loaf Cake

We’re a household where mouldy bananas are a regular occurrence, usually after a health-kick inspired food shop, and one of the best uses for a blackened banana is in cake. Banana cake is one of my favourites, left plain or mixed with anything from peanut butter or Nutella to cinnamon or walnuts. Here I’ve used some leftover dates we bought at Christmas and added them … Continue reading Banana And Date Loaf Cake