Mulled Wine In Mid-Winter

Mulled Wine In Mid-Winter - Miss Charlotte Cake

When it’s really cold, I’m a sucker for warm festive drinks like mulled wine (I’ll tell you my egg-nog story another time). A few weeks ago I decided I wanted to drink delicious mulled wine as a mid-winter Christmas get together with a few others.  Snacks, 60’s music, warm drinks and great company all …

Fisher House – High Tea Review

Fisher House High Tea Review - Miss Charlotte Cake

Fisher House was definitely off my radar, until I made the trip out south to test this venue and I’m so happy I did.  I’ve always really liked the idea of high-tea and the history of this interesting event. I decided some time ago that I wanted to work my way …

A Visit to the Zealong Tea Estate

The Zealong Tea Estate - Miss Charlotte Cake

Have you been to the Zealong Tea Estate on the outskirts of Hamilton? You really need to if you haven’t… I love drinking tea, dunking biscuits in tea, smelling it, walking around in the cold and learning about its history and also how it makes me feel when I drink it. …

De-Teasing your Vintage Hairstyle Easily

De tease your hair - Miss Charlotte Cake

De-teasing your vintage hairstyle can be really easy if you know the tricks. I go through roughly a can of hairspray every two weeks… so by the time Sunday rolls around my tresses are in some dire need of getting some TLC. When I first started getting into my vintage hair …

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These chocolate chip cookies are so delicous, I can’t get enough.  Perfect for dunking into a hot cup of tea while its getting cold outside. Baker beware… I find it really hard to not eat the cookie dough while I’m making them so try your hardest not to eat too much …

Miss Victory Violet

To be frank I actually wanted to make this cake so long ago… however I was determined to find a violet blooming plant that I could pluck the flowers off and use on top of the cake. Sugared violets are delicious, I’ve eaten them before and was SO disappointed to …