Given that world news was dominated by one story over the last two weeks (it’s Journalist Union rules to go over the top with a Royal wedding), we’re holding ranks with our brethren in the press by rounding up the best Wills and Kate stories. (Ok, so there were two major stories of late, but finding a bakery angle on the death of Osama bin Laden is going to prove a long waiting game.)
l Royal wedding-inspired cakes by famous names in fashion, from Paul Smith to Estée Lauder, as showcased in Harrods last week...
l Kate Middleton’s cake leads to a revival of fruitcake in the US... on.wsj.com/ki9Xib
l Not least when they’re sold as ’deep fried Wedding balls’ - battered fruitcakes tailored to New York’s connoiseurs of grease...
l James Middleton is looking to cash in his chips having raising his profile speaking at the wedding, by building his bakery empire, having registered ’Nice Cakes’ at Companies House... bit.ly/lMzAbj
l Brilliant royal wedding cupcake oppor-tunism of the week came from Wir Machen Cupcakes in Munich, which turned Princess Beatrice’s much-criticised Treacy hat into an attention-grabbing cupcake... on.fb.me/iyQ1Hj