My Marilyn Monroe Cake in this month’s Sainsbury’s Magazine!

When the rather wonderful Leah Hyslop contacted me about taking part in a piece that she was writing called ‘The History Girls’ for Sainsbury’s Magazine, I said yes without hesitation! I am beyond thrilled with the result. You will have to pick up a copy from your local Sainsbury’s to read the article in full and to see the amazing shots … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Art Deco, Three Ways

Good morning, you gorgeous lot. For today’s Wedding Cake Wednesday, I wanted to look at three Weddings with one theme in common… Art Deco. I simply adore all things Deco and all of those Great Gatsby connotations, silent cinema, flapper dresses, and the bright young things. Thankfully, I have had a few couples who also love this decadent style and … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Art Deco Old Hollywood Glamour

Good morning, you gorgeous lot! I have such a treat for you today. It is with no small amount of pride that I share with you the Wedding Cake that I designed for Heather and Pete. Because this gorgeous couple have been my friends for at least four or five years now, they gave me a fairly free hand to design … Read More

Four Weddings and a Food Festival

It was a crazy seven days… Long days comprised of early kitchen starts, on days where any sugarcrafting needed to be complete by lunchtime lest the sun move around to heat the kitchen to an unworkable temperature, working on four very beautiful and very different wedding cakes. Because I can, I will share the design process for each one with … 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