Am not sure about you, but I find it difficult to follow some recipes. The measurements are different (US vs UK vs Aussie) and definitely my one cup of flour does not equate to 150gm!  I bought a digital weighing machine which is in metrics only.  It is a pain as I had to resort to googling each …
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 …
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 …
Are you one of those who have a FB account just because?  You want to know what your kids are up to… You want to be updated as to what is happening within your circle of friends or family…. AND you never post anything about yourself.  Thats me!  Or should I say that WAS me. …
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 …
Over the last few weeks, I have been trying several chocolate mud cake recipe – using the same brand of cocoa powder and chocolate.  Each time I tried a recipe, I thought, yeah, that is alright.  BUT… when I made a batch using the recipe I found on the Cakepaperparty website www.cakepaperparty.com, I can now confirmed that …
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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