Behind the Cake

Grayson’s 7th Birthday

Our little bear turned 7 a few weeks ago, and to my ever-loving thanks, he wanted a McDonalds Party. I assume other countries blessed with the gourmet stylings of McDonalds run these too, but if not, here in Oz, our local McDonalds’ have small party rooms, complete with Happy Meals, Icecream cake, and of course, a fully contained playground for your monkey’s to ATTEMPT to… Read More »Grayson’s 7th Birthday

Happy 6th Birthday Grayson!

Our littlest monkey turned 6 this week, and since he is currently obsessed with Super Mario, naturally he needed a Super Mario Party. 6 year old me squealed with glee. The Cake I used fondant on this cake. Whaaaaat?!?!?! Yes, fondant. I could have made the details in Buttercream, but it would have been more difficult, and not as clean, just to prove that I… Read More »Happy 6th Birthday Grayson!

Creating a Garden

Vibrant reds, pinks and yellow roses, blend with delicate white flowers, and rich green foliage.  A breath taking display of beauty, right at the foot of one of Sydney greatest technical achievements. The simple, timeless beauty of the roses reminds us that while we are constantly evolving, and innovating, we also need to appreciate the natural world, and stop to smell the roses. I continue… Read More »Creating a Garden

Creating a Fairytale

There’s more to Buttercream than meets the eye. Did you know you can texture buttercream with an impression mat, just like fondant? Well you can! You can also mix your media, and add fondant, modelling chocolate, wafer paper, and a host of other edible mediums to your cake, to not just make a pretty cake, but to also tell a story. This week I released… Read More »Creating a Fairytale