The Joy and Calamity of Weddings!

Everywhere I look excitement is growing for the royal wedding. People are speculating on every element of the day from the dress, to the colour palette or the music. I am not doing their wedding cake (they missed a trick there) but I am sure it will be spectacular and can’t wait to discover what […]

Tips for Choosing a Wedding Cake… Let The Journey Begin.

When planning a Wedding and choosing Wedding Cake can be approached in different ways. For some people, planning a Wedding is the fulfilment of a lifelong dream, for others, it feels stressful and like one long to do list….. (any of that sound familiar?) We meet couples who fall into both ends of this spectrum […]

Colleagues not competitors

9 years ago I worked at Slattery’s: a Patissier & Chocolatier based in Manchester. My role involved decorating cakes for their bespoke cakes made to order. It was a fantastic job and I learnt a great amount. The owner of Slattery’s once said something to me that has stayed with me. I still think about often. We were talking about […]

A Year In Review

I know I’m late on this bandwagon but there was a lot of change in 2015 for me, we changed name  from Lizzies Larder to Elizabeth Harris, launched our lovely new website, and  had our busiest month to date in October, I barely came up for breath and you know what, I thrived on it! […]

Chaos in the Kitchen

I have a love/hate relationship with baking with my children. Most of me wants to embrace it with open arms and dance around with the icing-sugar shaker. However, the OCD part of me wants to control the mess, flying arms, spoon licking, and general craziness. When my son asks to bake a chocolate cake, which […]