My Top 15 Vintage Films

My Top 15 Vintage Films - Miss Charlotte Cake

I love watching old films… there is nothing more relaxing to me than curling up with a cup of tea and a good Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe or Humphrey Bogart film. My favourites include comedy, horror and mystery films and of course, anything directed by Alfred Hitchcock. I have this …

Pinup Minnie Mouse

So Movember is a pretty big deal in my house… my partner Carl has won Auckland ‘Man of Movember’ two years in a row and Movember is the time of year he looks forward to the most. Man of Movember is a pretty prestigious title, it basically means that you have mad …

Rita Sue Pinup Boutique

This weeks ‘Baking with a Pinup’ was the Rita Sue Cake, Rita Sue is a lovely pinup and beauty boutique nestled in St Kevins Arcade on Auckland’s K’Rd. Everything the boutique represents fits perfectly in with this historical setting in a very beautiful arcade overlooking Myers Park. It wasn’t a surprise that …

Pinup Boot Camp 2014 – My Experience

Pinup Boot Camp 2014 - My Experience - Miss Charlotte Cake

Armed with Hairspray and Red Lippy!  I had the pleasure of getting one of the first spaces at the much anticipated Pin up Boot camp which was held last Sunday at Grey Lynn Community Centre. It proved to be a fantastic and knowledge filled Sunday and I left feeling completely …

Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Cake - Miss Charlotte Cake

I’m just going to start off by saying this vegan chocolate cake is my absolute go-to now for chocolate cake or cupcake recipes.  I’m in the process of getting a custom corset made by the ever so clever Ivy D’Auton of Asphyxia Couture who lovingly passed on her vegan chocolate cake recipe …

Raw, Vegan and GF Carrot Cake

Raw, Vegan and Gluten Free Carrot Cake - Miss Charlotte Cake

I have always stuck by my guns when it comes to my style of baking and kitchen motto of ‘Full Fat, Full Sugar’. However, I was challenged last weekend when it came time for the Mirror, Mirror Body Confidence seminar I attended put together by Miss Victory Violet and Rita Sue. It was …

Al’s Deli

I had an amazing opportunity to go in to my favourite eatery ‘Al’s Deli’ to help with some of the food preparation. I turned up at 6.30 am and began rolling some of the most delicious smelling bagels I have had the pleasure of sniffing. You may not realise but Bagel dough …

Pinup Calendar Launch

This post is all about the incredible opportunity I had earlier this year to be a part of a Pinup Calendar, Miss December. On Friday 1st August we made the trip down to Hamilton to celebrate the launch of the Classics Museum Pinup Calender 2015. We had an amazing night at the …