*Hi this is Özge. I studied Architecture in Istanbul & also have a masters degree on Architectural Design. Lately I’m passionate about modelling as it’s a creative edible art which uses some of my architecture skills.
My interest in sugarcraft (fondant) began in 2011, when me & my dearest friend Aslı decided to bake a birthday cake for my mother. It was a simple 2 layered cake covered in fondant with angry birds figures on top. Untill that day I had no idea about baking or world of cake decor. ;D
Later that year, made a cookie, cupcake set and/or cakes for my friends & family for free.
I am a self-taught, started learning new techniques & styles by attending live and online classes including “sharp edges”, “figure modelling”, “wedding cake”, “3D structure”, “cake pop”, “macaron”. And still keep reading almost everyday about cake-y stuff. It’s like Julia Child said; ” Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”
Encouraged by my tutors, especially Duygu Tuğcu, my family, dearest friends and my husband; I continued to work and started to enter to internationally web based & local competitions.
Still researching on different materials and mediums to express my art & use my craft to make people happy. And when a client says “aww it’s so cute to eat!”, I get the maximum joy of what i do. Hence the name comes from… ;D
*Gold Medal-Wedding Cake Design-15th International Istanbul Gastronomy Festival2017
*Gold Medal-Wedding Cake Design-CakeShowIstanbul2016
*Bronz Medal-Small Decorative Design-CakeShowIstanbul2016
*Bronz Medal-Miniature Decoration-14th International Istanbul Gastronomy Festival2016
*2nd Place-Celebration Cakes-CakeShowIstanbul2015
*3rd Place- Small Decorative Design-CakeShowIstanbul2015
*CakeCentral Magazine Vol7 Issue1“Tapestry Wedding”
*CakeCentral Magazine Vol6 Issue4“The Fashion Issue”
*Wafer Paper Flowers-various kinds-Hong Kong International Bakery Expo 2016
*Circus themed Birthday Cake-Hong Kong International Bakery Expo 2016
*Winter themed Wedding Cake-Hong Kong International Bakery Expo 2016
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New timelapse video on my channel! For the “wood textured fondant tutorial”, please visit; https://youtu.be/XuIUsU7KmCA https://www.facebook.com/2cute2bite/
For a friend’s birthday present wanted to try out a new fondant technique; layering… With many trial and error tryouts, eventually i managed to create his portrait in a personalized style and put it in a frame. ;D Hope you’ll like it! ...
İlk anlatımlı “Nasıl Yaptım?” videomuz 2cute2bite.Me Youtube kanalıma yüklendi. Konumuz Yenilebilir kağıt kullanımı! ;D Bu mini fotoğraf anlatımlı videomda “Wafer Paper”-yani patates nişastasından yapılan yenilebilir kağıdın birkaç...