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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
I love being a cake designer and sharing my ideas and knowledge through my books I write is incredibly fulfilling. When I was launching my wedding cake book last year, I was approached by the Italian magazine Casa Chic to give an interview. I always try to say yes to interviews as I know many people […]Read More
“How would you define and describe success?” is one of the more tricky interview questions that Cake Central has asked me. I often receive requests for interviews but this is the first set of questions from an American cake decorating magazine and is probably the reason why I’ve never been asked this question before. It has […]Read More
White chocolate mirror glaze or “glaçage miroir” is a technique for decorating cakes that right now is becoming increasingly popular. I guess this isn’t surprising, the marble patterns created are very varied, colourful and quite beautiful. This is not a new technique but it is one that until yesterday I had not tried. I was […]Read More
Cake design, an art form? I hear your question…REALLY! Well yes, beautiful, designed and decorated cakes come into existence using the same design processes and considerations as, say, the latest collections on the London or Paris catwalks. I am a cake designer and for me, cake is my canvas and sugar my medium. I have […]Read More
Ombre sugar ruffles, so pretty! I loved creating these for the ‘Sweetheart Stripe’ wedding cake below – you’ll now find the cake in my ‘Simply Modern Wedding Cakes‘ book. It was such fun experimenting with all my cutters to find which ones worked, which didn’t and which I liked the most. The winner was definitely […]Read More