Cowell Farm Wedding

While few weddings are simple there is something truly beautiful about a simple wedding cake. Layer vanilla cake with cream cheese buttercream, topped with fresh fruit & a light dusting of icing sugar. There you have it, a perfect match to a lovely farm wedding for my cousin Chris and his new wife Kelly. It…

Glitter and Gold

Gold When I was growing up the colour trends were streamlined and modern. White gold, platinum & silver were the metallics to accessorize with and it was hard to find any shades of yellow gold outside an antique jewellery shop. But as trends come and go, yellow gold started to sprinkle into the limelight. With…

Paris in Bloom

The frost has lifted and finally the shift from winter to spring has begun. From frozen toes and hot soup dinners to unzipping winter jackets and sidewalk puddles! It’s a wonderful transition and this year it is being made all that much brighter with a new spring cake design. I’m always looking for inspiration and…

A Tower of Black & White

Nothing says ‘challenge’ quite like black piping on a white cake. Beginner cake decorators need not apply. I am always looking to try new techniques and I decided to try my hand at black piping. I have often admired the look a crisply defined high contrast cake. Over my years as a cake decorator, I…