A cake is a cake is a cake, right? Welllll, no. Just as your average office worker gradually assimilates the local corporate lingo (side note: can we keep "action" just a NOUN, please? You can't convince me it's sounds right as a verb), so is the way with the wonderful world of baking. Ordering a custom cake can sometimes feel a little like you need a dictionary, so let me break it down for you. STRUCTURE: Tiered vs layer cake Let's start simple. So that chocolate-adorned num
It's wedding planning season! Wedding shows all over the shop, enquiries flying in from left, right and centre, and I am totally here for it ALLLLLL. I love a wedding, me. I'm probably catering more weddings than I'm being invited to as a guest these days, but I am no less in love with the whole thing. When I married my best friend almost 10 years ago (already?! gaaah!), we were paying for everything ourselves and had to streamline our guestlist down to just north of 100 peop
As the holidays approach, parents across the land grind their teeth over the anxious question of how to keep their little, school-liberated darlings amused without bankrupting ourselves. While most people will be still be working (yeah, me too) you may still find the odd day or two when you're not on a family holiday and yet another trip to the park has been rained off. In those moments, the kitchen beckons, and so do the delicious treats I'll outline over the next few posts.