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Brides, Birthday cakes and another Baking Adventure

For those of you who know us or indeed have read any of our previous posts know that we do love an adventure.  Indeed our newest hashtag is #bkbakingadventures…just in case you are interested! Back in March we were approached by Jade Beer, Editor of Brides Magazine (ok, truth be told her PA) to make […]

Tasting Consultations…can life get any better!

Apart from buying your dress we really do think the next best part of your wedding must be your wedding cake tasting!  Always looking for a quirky angle, we at Bluebell Kitchen came up with the idea of Tasting Consultation Weekends.   What does a Tasting Consultation involve? Set up almost like a personalised wedding show or […]

Kent Wedding Awards 2015…We Won…Wowee!

What an amazing end to a very exciting 2015.  On November 12th 2015, we were named 2015 Kent Wedding Awards – Cake Designer of the Year.  To say we were shocked was a complete understatement.  When our names were announced we think we sat in our chairs for five minutes before we realised it was […]

Bluebell Kitchen sponsors The Wedding Experience VIP area

How on earth did we at Bluebell Kitchen come to be a sponsor of the VIP area at The Wedding Experience for their upcoming Show on October 25th 2015?  They asked! Tina Green, organiser extraordinaire of The Wedding Experience (biggest free Wedding Show in the South East dontcha know) contacted us back in August to see […]

Shirley Hughes, OBE and the mini edible book cupcake…an adventure!

Another day, another adventure in the life of Bluebell Kitchen.  We can’t tell you how delighted we were to be asked to provide our mini book cupcakes for the summer party at The Orangery in Holland Park to celebrate Booktrust’s first Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Shirley Hughes, OBE. Yes we might be a tiny […]

Team Cupcake versus Team Mini Cake….

“Cupcakes are out of fashion now aren’t they?” “What is a mini cake?” Just some of the questions we were asked at out last Tasting Weekend. So to answer the first question – cupcakes and fashion.  Who orders their wedding cake based on what’s “cool” or not…no seriously, if that was the case no one […]

50 Shades of Grey…the cake version!

You’ve read the book (ok, so you might not admit it!) and now the film is about to be unleashed upon us.  As with all great things you know there has to be a cake version! You’ve probably seen all sorts of 50 Shades of Grey type cakes or cupcakes on Facebook, Pinterest and Google, […]

Dear Bluebell Kitchen, I’m on a tight budget but want a handmade wedding cake…help!

Did you know that some of the most popular wedding internet searches are “cheap weddings” or “budget weddings”…well, this is where Erica and Charlie at Bluebell Kitchen can help.  For some of our couples the wedding cake is the very first item that they book, yes in some cases even before the venue or the […]

Upnor Castle, Bluebell Kitchen & friends at our first photoshoot!

On what was probably one of the wettest days of the year, Erica and Charlie aka Bluebell Kitchen could be found driving through the Kent countryside to Upnor Castle as part of our very first photoshoot. Organised by Yvette Craig Photography the photoshoot was an opportunity for all of Yvette’s suppliers (yes we are one of […]

Cake Topper Inspired Cake

Daryl and Phil were brimming with ideas when we met them for a cake tasting and it was very much a brain storming session discussing many ideas.  Sometimes it can be the simplest thing that brings a design together and for Daryl and Phil it was their topper which they had fallen in love with.  […]