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Amelia Rope Chocolate Heaven Cake Recipe

Mother’s Day is the perfect day to treat your mum, and there’s nothing more indulgent than a delicious chocolate cake. We’ve teamed up with the chocolatier Amelia Rope to bring you a heavenly cake which is a tried and tested recipe for success with it being Amelia’s mum’s favourite.  Amelia Rope devises her recipes by tapping on her skills as a previously qualified aromatherapist. Her goal is to leave you with balance between the flavour and chocolate and end with a very clean note. This gluten free and totally indulgent chocolate cake is one of her treats to her mother for Mothers Day. This recipe was made using Amelia’s Madagascan chocolate but you can use any chocolate you like.

Photographs by Amelia Rope & Mary Wadsworth.

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Parkin with Vanilla mallow fluff: Bonfire Night baking with The Marshmallowist

The smell of bonfires is in the air, and fireworks are lighting up the night skies which means only one thing; 5th November is just around the corner.

We’ve been so inspired by the Bonfire Night that we’ve created our own limited edition bouquet to celebrate. And, because no Bonfire Night is complete without something sweet, we asked Oonagh Simms, otherwise known as The Marshmallowist, for her favourite seasonal snack.

She’s been kind enough to share her recipe for traditional Parkin, but with a fluffy marshmallow twist, that’s perfect for serving up at a bonfire party.

With no need for napkins, plates, forks it’s the ideal treat to eat under firework-filled skies.

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All Treats, No Tricks: not-so-spooky surprises this Halloween

This Halloween, we’ve said goodbye to the tricks and are all about the treats. Send any gift bouquet within the next 24 hours to be delivered on Saturday, and we’ll pop in a sweet treat for them to enjoy with their blooms.

Take a look at the selection of tempting treats that we might include, that will make receiving fresh flowers through the letterbox even sweeter.

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London Cocktail Week

Here at Bloom & Wild, there’s only one thing we love more than a vase full of flowers and that is a glass full of flowers. Therefore, there’s no better excuse to enjoy some delicious cocktails than at the annual London Cocktail Week. Now in it’s sixth year, London Cocktail Week showcases some of the most innovative, exciting and wacky cocktails that this city has to offer. To add our own Bloom & Wild spin on the festivities, we thought we’d share our favourite flower infused cocktail recipes. 

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Quality Time: Baking

Great British Bake Off fever has hit us all. It is one of the most loved programmes on television and whilst it may be coming to an end soon, that won’t stop us baking. People up and down the country have been putting on their oven mitts and giving it a go, with sales of baking ingredients and equipment souring in the last couple of years. Not every bake we’ve tried has turned out well, we’ve definitely had a few disasters, so we’ve taken to our grandparents for some timeless baking tips.

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