When I see a couple for the first time, I love the process of chatting with them about their wedding plans and their ideas for their perfect cake.
Some people know exactly what they want and have all their plans and ideas organised in a scrap book or wedding planner app. When I say they I mean the bride. When clients have a very clear picture of what they want for their cake the design process is pretty straight forward but when people come to me with very little idea about what they would like, this process becomes much more involved and it is my job to take the ideas they have and turn them into, not only a cake they will love but one that works both aesthetically and structurally.
Are you newly engaged and about to set out to plan your perfect day including a beautiful cake or have you already considered hundreds of cake ideas and finding the array of information a little overwhelming?
Well help is at hand. I have put together a few tips on finding that all important cake based on years of making wedding cakes and listening to what my clients are looking for in a cake maker.
I have seen a few articles and discussions lately about very, very expensive wedding cakes, including what is reported to be the most expensive wedding cake in the world. That is a big claim so I thought I would take a look around and see for myself.
This cake was for a wedding in December and had a wintry feel to it. It also had hundreds of berries and leaves wired together to create sweeping decorations around two of the four tiers.
As you can probably guess I began this cake by making the many many berries and leaves needed. These all needed to be wired. This was the most time consuming part of the decoration and I watched lots of episodes of Peep Show and then lots of episodes of Black Books.… Read the full post
Hi folks, we just got back from our hols so thought I should get on with a blog post as I still have around 10 cakes to get on my blog. I am currently sitting in Monkey Puzzle. For those of you with kids who live in the Chelmsford/Maldon area you will know what I am talking about. For everyone else, Monkey Puzzle is a kids indoor play area. As it is the school hols there are even more kids than you might usually expect to see.… Read the full post