Amazing Robert Haynes two day Hibiscus and Jasmine floral craft course.

This weekend Alice my mini cooper car and I chugged (and at times nearly set sail), through the floods we are currently experiencing to travel across from Leicestershire to Gloucestershire. The reason for this madness was so that I could attend...

Competition cake.........recieved a certificate of Merit

Well……..after a late night and an early start I drove up the M6 very slowly……. to arrive at the NEC at 7.15am. We all de-boxed and set up our cakes on the tables provided (only the snail fell off in transit so easy to fix). Then we carried...

Competition cake finished!!!

Well at last after weeks and weeks of working on it, my cake is finally finished. I’m really pleased with the way it’s turned out. The worry now is how best to transport it without getting there with a pile of dust!!...

Competition cake chronicles

This week I’ve been starting to put together the cake and characters I’ve been working on over the last few weeks. It’s great to see it starting to take shape, although I have to admit that although I have a general idea of how I want the...

Preparation for my first cake competition..cont'd

I’ve been working on some of the characters for the competition cake again this week. I’m quite pleased with them so far, but there’s loads to do yet. Also this week I’ve been trying out recipes and icing techniques for Christmas...

Preparation for my first cake competition

I’ve been sooooooo busy in the last few weeks. Cake pops for a wedding, and I’m starting to work on the characters for the cake I’m planning to enter into my first cake competition. My fingers are starting to dry out already from the delicate...