It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

My workload this week has kept me quiet across my usual chatty channels! I’ll be filming something rather lovely for you tomorrow and preparations for this have kept me busy.  I thought I’d share the absurdity of working surrounded by poinsettia blooms in the middle of June!  Loads of behind-the-scenes fun coming up for you tomorrow. Follow me on Instagram … Read More

Andy Warhol Looks a Scream

In my continuing series of cake designs inspired by great figures from history, my latest tutorial for Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine is inspired by Andy Warhol. As with so many other figures from the art world, my introduction to Andy Warhol came through David Bowie. My love of David Bowie has been crazy enough that I have wanted to learn … Read More

THE Restoration Cake

I am so lucky to have an outlet for my weirdness. Being a Cake Designer with a passion for history, art, and pop culture, I have been blessed with a very supportive editor in Leeanne Cooper at Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine! My regular feature in this wonderful magazine is an extension of my Monday blog feature, in which I … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: Don’t You Give Me No Lip

I both love and hate a four-day week; I’m resolved to spend the four days with loved ones but the workload is not letting up at all! We are now only two short weeks away from the start of my season with Foodies Festival as the host of the brand new Cake & Desserts Theatre. There are new incredible chefs … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: Catch Me Live on Facebook

It feels like the most terrible cliché to say that I’m having a busy week. There is so much going on in preparation for a summer of Weddings and events (you can click here to find out where I will be visiting!). Working with my regular cohorts, Sarah Dunn of Sarah’s DooWop Dos and Jez Brown, I posed for a … Read More

Work in Progress Wednesday: A Beautiful Mess

Hello, you gorgeous lot. It’s all go in my kitchen at the moment. I’ve been working on a very colourful tutorial for RocknRoll Bride Magazine. It’s been a messy one but who cares when the mess is this pretty? I’m also putting together a recipe for Mothers’ Day, inspired by so many of the Mothers in my life. The kitchen … Read More

A Cake for The Swan King

I am so excited to kick off my new monthly series in Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine with a cake for Ludwig II of Bavaria, The Swan King. You all know what a history geek I am and it is with no small sense of joy that I undertake the challenge to actually create some of the cakes that I … Read More

New Video! Mini Sugar Roses Tutorial

Happy Valentine’s Day, you gorgeous lot! Whether you are treating someone special or treating yourself to some well-deserved pampering, love is most certainly in the air. Even if you are not a fan of V-Day, I would urge you to enter into the spirit of hearts and flowers… my goodness, isn’t it refreshing to have a social media feed filled … Read More

Work In Progress Wednesday

It’s a little crazy in the kitchen at the moment! In lieu of sharing an actual Wedding Cake with you today, I thought I would give you a little glimpse at what I am working on. You will be able to see the finished cakes along with full step by step instructions of how to make them in both Cake … Read More

A Love Song Cake for Valentine’s Day

I am beyond thrilled to share this cake with you! Featured in the current issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine, this very special Valentine’s Day cake is dedicated with love to Chris. Can you spot why? The three-tiered white Wedding Cake is emblazoned with the lyrics to Love Song by The Cure, in full. It was a labour of … Read More