25. 10. 2012

Getting back into the bake of things

I hope everyone has had a great week so far. I for one am glad that Friday is tomorrow which means that *woohoo*, weekend is nearly upon us. Don’t get me wrong, it...

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18. 09. 2012

Macarons!

Look at these little beauties. This is my 4th attempt (you don’t want to know about the paltry efforts before). I’ve had the whole gamut – cracked, mushy and floppy patterning, but here...

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11. 09. 2012
What else shall I blog about?

What else shall I blog about?

Awhile back, my blog got infected by a password virus, and I had to just start from scratch. Must have been one of the plugins which were not secure – it was from...

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18. 08. 2012

Teddy bears

A decorated cake with teddy bears .. hmm, how on earth was I going to incorporate that into something that is workable and a challenge? Unfortunately, a reasonably busy week saw that I...

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18. 08. 2012

French champagne

Bastille Day came and went, and I even forgot to post something. It is now a month later and I am just bringing everyone up to speed with my champagne cupcakes and little...

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28. 07. 2012

A pre-Olympic warm up

It is no doubt quite happenin’ in London at the moment for the Olympic games, and there is nothing better than a quick (thrown together) Olympic cake for morning tea.  Hot off the...

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01. 07. 2012

A very tall mudcake!

The smell of high couveture chocolate is wafting through the house.   I wanted to suprise Hubby with this uber tall chocolate cake I recently had the pleasure of decorating.  This is going...

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16. 06. 2012

Flood work

While the weather is storming around me, I have been putting the finishing touches of my “flood work”. This is usually a term used to describe how to decorate with royal icing. This...

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19. 05. 2012

Little bird bath

This little gem is a labour of love. It took quite a bit of time to make, wait to dry, then make another lot because it had snapped off at some point –...

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12. 05. 2012

Fruitcake and royal icing

Doused in copious cups of brandy, this fruit cake turned out quite well.  I’m not normally a fruit cakey sort of a person, so the challenge to do a fruitcake is too good...

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06. 05. 2012

Tools of trade

There are quite a number of posts about the tools of trade popping up around bloggosphere. I thought I’d share with you what I use to make your cakes and cupcakes. You’d be...

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29. 04. 2012

Candy cane autumn flowers

Until my mother mentioned it to me recently, I did not realise that I have never baked her a cake. Granted, I only started baking in the last 4 months and her birthday...

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17. 04. 2012

White roses and arum lillies

Whilst I did not say it in so many words – those of you who know us personally will know that we recently lost a member of our family over Easter.  I hadn’t...

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09. 04. 2012

Roses

I love roses – the smell, the fragrance and just being able to admire its bold colours and how they just stand out.  Thanks to my MIL, I have a beautiful rose garden...

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09. 04. 2012

Frangipani flowers

Trust me when I say I had no idea what I was doing here. I did not have the right cutters, but luckily I had 2 frangipani trees at home and I was...

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