Rainbow Macarons for J’s 5th birthday party


We’ve been to the Auckland Observatory recently and inspired by the show about our solar system – “The little star that could” – I went on to create a kaleidoscopic array of macarons, to reflect the colours of our stars and planets. These sat on a 3-tier glass cake plate, alongside the star cake for…

Rainbow star-shaped birthday cake


It’s impossible to avoid making a rainbow cake. It’s everywhere and at all the kids birthday parties we’ve been to. That itself could be the reason not to make one but I thought well, it is on my pinterest board and my food bucket list so decided to go ahead. I found the perfect recipe…