How to politely decline a wedding planning conversation

I am very proud to be a listed supplier and one of a select group of experts on GWeddingDirectory.com, a fantastic online resource site for gay, lesbian, and transgender couples. As part of my commitment to the directory, I write little articles of advice which are shared on my page along with my details for any couples looking for a Bespoke Wedding … Read More

Welcome Home!

It is with no small amount of pleasure that I welcome you to the new home of Restoration Cake. In my continuing quest for world domination, I’ve gone .com! So much has changed over the last few years that I felt I needed a whole new look and a brand new internet space to reflect this. What’s new? Well, being … Read More

Vintage Style

Last weekend I delivered another Wedding Cake to Claridge’s Hotel in London. I cannot express enough the excitement I feel walking through such beautiful surroundings – you could say that I feel quite at home there, as if I could happily stay… *checks pockets for cash* … but sadly I cannot. My couple wanted to reflect a little of Claridge’s … Read More

Two Very Different Wedding Cakes…

… equals one very busy week! I wanted to share these pictures of the two Wedding Cakes that I baked, decorated, and hand delivered last week. This really shows how fabulous my job is! Because I am committed to creating bespoke cakes for every couple that I work with, my Wedding Cakes can end up being at completely different ends … Read More

Art Deco Great Gatsby Wedding Cake

I am going to keep this fairly short and sweet to let the pictures talk for themselves… ART DECO GATSBY INSPIRED WEDDING CAKE! Working with my Bride, Francesca, and her family was a dream come true. Ideas flew around back and forth across the Atlantic and I thoroughly enjoyed baking this sketch to life. That is all. All I need … Read More

‘Tis the Season…

June is marching towards us with increasing pace, meaning only one thing to your friendly neighbourhood Cake Designer… it’s Wedding Season! I confess to being slightly terrified of my diary over the next few months and catching up on a little R&R ahead of the early baking mornings that approach with the warm summer days. So I thought I would … Read More

All Things Bright and Beautiful

I am proud to be a proud supporter of equal marriage. As such, I am thrilled to share these pictures of a celebratory Wedding Cake that I produced for a wonderful event, organised by the amazing Mango Pie Events. Building, stacking, doing my thing at The National Portrait Gallery. The finished cake was brilliant white, ruffled, and tied with yellow ribbons. … Read More

One Day, Two Very Different Weddings

It’s taken me a while to write about the weekend. To be honest, it’s taken me a while to recover from the weekend! I managed to cram so much fun and excitement into three short days. I have always said that I love the creative freedom that offering bespoke Wedding Cakes allows me and the two cakes that I delivered … Read More

NEW Marshmallow Meringue Frosting!

At Restoration Cake, I pride myself on trying to be just that little bit different at all times… As such, when I was asked to create a cake covered only in frosting and flowers, I wanted to do something a little Restoration with it. Behold, this cake is covered with my new Marshmallow Meringue Frosting! This frosting is made using … Read More

It’s Cake, Jim, But Not As We Know It!

This is definitely the biggest and most complex Wedding Cake that I have ever created. I am not at all scared of a challenge and when tested to put my principles of giving a couple EXACTLY what they want on their big day, I am there with piping bag at the ready! Those who have been following the Twitter feed will … Read More