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Gooseberry Streusel recipe is a delicious alternative to crumble and is an excellent way to help use up a bumper crop. To me, it is a true taste of early summer. The recipe is easy to bake and simply delicious. Serve it warm as a pudding with ice cream or cream or enjoy a small slice […]Read More
“Ways of creating textures in sugarpaste please” is one of the most recent requests I have received from my students. There are, of course, countless ways to do this. I always like to throw something new into the mix, so decided to experiment using cutters and this blog is all about the 3-dimensional textures and […]Read More
Everyone has a story; my story includes a bauble maker and a colour maker, but what about yours? Have you ever wondered what it is about your genetic makeup that makes you who you are? Do you sometimes wonder where your skills and talents come from? My story has always intrigued and fascinated me. Over […]Read More
Edible gelatin baubles, or bubbles if you prefer, are a really effective eye-catching cake decoration. I know this as whenever I decorate a cake with these baubles, everyone seems totally fascinated by them. The visiting crowds of cake decorators at last weekend’s Cake International show at Alexandra Palace in London were no exception, they seemed equally enthralled by […]Read More
‘Tips for recreating your beautiful sugar embroidery patterns please’, is a request I have received a few times recently. Many people seems to love my ‘Fair Isle & Beyond’ set of mini cakes – they have even bought the embroidery grid embosser so they can have a go… BUT it seems some people get a […]Read More
A sugar shaper, sugarcraft gun, sugar extruder, clay gun…is a wonderfully clever cake decorating tool known by many different names. It is a tool I wouldn’t be without! It’s part of my essential cake decorating kit. I have had one ever since I started decorating 25 years ago and now I have three. Why? Well […]Read More
Have you heard of Pastillage? When talking to my students in class, or engaging in conversations with enthusiastic cake decorators on social media, I often find either no one has heard of it or that they have, but they think it’s a paste that’s bit perplexing. The questions I’m often asked include: What is pastillage? How and […]Read More