dahlia
flowers, that is… For making sugarpaste flowers, especially when you are a newbie like me, it would be much better to attend a class. I have derived a lot of benefit from attending Michelle Rea’s (InspiredbyMichelle) dahlia and English rose class.  Only when you are in the class, are you able to feel and see …
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I bumped into the following blog site and it pretty much sums the ‘dos and donts’ when working with fondant in humid weather.  I have attached the article below and have made some further notes based on my own experience working with fondant in Sydney and Singapore. How to handle fondant in hot and humid …
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Don’t you love it when the end product looks great?  I am not one person to stick strictly to drafts or sketches.  I usually go with the flow. I may change the way things look last minute.  And still love the end result. I knew it had to be purple – or a shade thereof …
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As a novice at this craft, I have gone through trials and “tribulations”, ok probably not the right words but definitely challenges.  All adds up to the learning experience and much more fun if they are through your own mistakes. Learn much faster that way.  So, what is good gum or flower paste?.  Why is …
Slowly adding to my repertoire. Another wedding coming up in May. I now live and breathe wedding cakes, looking for inspiration on the internet, books, magazines, nature, wrapping papers, clothes… you name it, I have my eyes on it.  As the colour theme is purple (no it is lilac, no…mauve, or is it aubergine or …
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  I have signed up for a beginners cake decorating class!  Yes, you can learn (a lot I must say) from books and the internet BUT you also need that human interaction as well as learning through look and feel.  Of course nothing beats the sharing and learning with a group of people who have …
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Well, actually it is for a birthday, it just happens that it falls on Valentine’s Day.  I chose to make the “Apricot and Pecan White Christmas Cake” a recipe (recipe by Beverley Sutherland Smith in Maureen McKeon’s “Crave a passion for chocolate” cook book) because birthday boy loves fruit cake and chocolates.  So this cake …
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