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“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
You have probably heard the old English proverb ‘curiosity killed the cat’ used to warn of the dangers of unnecessary investigation or experimentation. But I would argue that in most cases, the smart reply of ‘and Satisfaction brought it back’ taught to me by my grandmother, is more appropriate. I am naturally curious, always have […]Read More
Royal icing is not a sugar medium I work with everyday, but it is a form of icing that I have always loved using on my cakes. Royal icing is incredibly versatile and an excellent medium for adding decorative elements to cakes and decorated cookies, whether these be piped pearls, decorative scrolls or piped line […]Read More
I have been cake decorating for over 25 years and I’m still as passionate about my craft as I have always been, if not more so. I consider myself an artist whose medium happens to be sugar. I love what I do, it’s taken over my life, it’s what I live and breath. However, I […]Read More