house cake

I love it when my clients get creative ­čÖé My regular client from US ordered this cake for her father who turned 60 this Thursday. I think this is a lifelong dream of her father because she was clear that she wants a house cake with a driveway and a car in it. The patio, the railings and the lawn table are my own additions. The fencing is non edible. The roof and the door are modeling chocolate. The doorway of the house cake is made with veg gumpaste. The table and railings are eggless royal icing. The table broke when I put the fence!Read More →

As a working mother, especially one working from home, you sort of have blurred deadlines. Everything coincides with everything. You are baking on one hand, and making three lunchboxes on the other hand (yep, two for the older kid, and one for the younger kid) Throw into that, your domestic chores which should not get sidelined lest you home looks like it was struck by a tornado (although that is almost always the look my home has) Then there are those times when you have a sick kid to tend to. Poor kid needs you, and you have to divide time between giving her theRead More →