Wilton cake decorating class

For some time now, I’ve been debating doing a cake decorating course. I’ve always felt that my cakes look too home grown, too rustic. And so I finally embarked on my class at Wilton. On day one we torted cakes and filled piping bags, used couplers and made buttercream. In the second half of the…

Rainbow connection

  My heart leaps up when i behold a rainbow in the sky! Or even in a cake, or on one too…. I love rainbows! And colours- ok most colours. Blue most of all. And green. Definitely mauve. And pink… Its embarrassing being a grown woman who loves pink. Anyway, this post is on a rainbow topper for a cake. That I’m making. I found…

A dessert a day keeps depression away

I love raspberries. Tiny, beautiful, red and jewel like. I love topping desserts with them, I love adding them in layer cakes with fresh cream filling. And I love making a compote or a raspberry curd. They add such tang and panache to chocolate desserts. I recently made this raspberry white chocolate parfait. Parfait- even…

Blushing octopi

    My first post…. J & D had invited us over for dinner. They have two little twin boys who are a joy to spend time with. Smart, sweet and active! They also LOVE cake. I wanted to take them something that each could enjoy, equally, with no fights breaking out. So here’s what…