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“As a leader in your field, please tell us your all-time favourite cake commission?” Often there is no obvious answer to questions such as these…favourite cake…favourite technique but a favourite commission is another matter. I know exactly which commission this is…it’s my Paris catwalk fashion cakes. Back in the early noughties, I was approached by […]Read More
I am inextricably drawn to chocolate and would describe myself as a bit of a chocoholic…but why is this, why is chocolate so desirable and irresistible? I thought I’d do a little research to see what the experts have to say. What is chocolate? Chocolate comes from the beans of the small evergreen cacao tree (Theobroma […]Read More
Have you spent your life tackling shyness? According to the BBC’s television programme ‘Stand up to Shyness‘ aired a few days ago, nearly half the population in the UK have some manifestation of shyness. Experts even suggest that everyone has a degree of shyness and that this is a good thing. For some, their shyness […]Read More
I’m delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Cake Decorator of the Year‘ in the new Cake Decorating Heaven Magazine Awards! I had no idea these awards were happening so am thrilled to be in the running for this title. Can I ask for your vote? I am one of eleven cake decorators shortlisted for this […]Read More
Being in Germany in the run-up to Christmas is, I think, the best time to visit, so I was thrilled to be asked to be part of the Kuchenliebe exhibition in Bremen last month. The exhibition was being held in the Ova Arena, across a rather windy concourse behind Bremen railway station. Once inside, and […]Read More
Shush…don’t tell anyone…. but there are less than 4 weeks until Christmas! Now I love Christmas, I love the excitement of my young nieces and nephews, I’m very partial to a glass or two of spiced mulled wine and I adore the woody pine scent of a freshly cut and decorated Christmas tree. What I […]Read More
Waiting in Airports is always a necessity when, as an international tutor, I teach classes outside the UK. Right now, I am in the departure lounge at Birmingham International Airport, on my way to the ‘CakeLove’ and Christmas show in Bremen Germany. As always, I’m thrilled to be invited and looking forward to inspiring, sharing […]Read More