Cakes by Nadia Couture Cake Boutique #2: To bake or not to bake - that is the question

Over the last couple of months I have entertained the thought of buying in my cakes to decorate…… I really am busy and a day spent standing in front of my oven baking (and then a good hour or so of cleaning my kitchen and cake pans) could be...

Cakes by Nadia Couture Cake Boutique #1: This is not a disaster :)

I was going to say “it has been a long time coming” but I don’t know if those are the right words or the right expression. Its not like it has been my life’s goal to have my own cake studio……. I suppose for the last couple of years there has been...

My Brain is full .........

I’m starting to realise there is only so much information that I can fit into my brain. If I could plug my self into my itunes account like my iphone, I could see just how my grey matter organises the inside of my head. Perhaps a little pink bar...

Disaster strikes #5: The Final Chapter - The Meltdown .......

So this is the end of the disasters ( I hope) Fingers crossed or new brain wiring crossed? Either way I hope this is the last we see of the neverending story :)) Ahhhh Kiama. Sleepy little hollow, here I come. With the pick and delivery of...

Disaster strikes #4: and so it continues ...........

For those of you who have read my blog will know that my life and cake seem to follow disaster after disaster yet somehow I keep going and somehow it manages to work!!! Us cake decorators, we are a special breed …… we exist on lots of caffiene,...

Disaster strikes #3: I survived the Melbourne photo shoot ........ just

I don’t think I have ever felt as nervous as I did when travelling to the first day of the Myer Emporium Shoot. Having been on countless shoots over the years in Sydney, I have become used to knowing the people I work with. If I didn’t know...

Disaster strikes #2: Stay tuned to see what really happened.........

Too busy or too busy trying to get over being too busy, I haven’t been able to get to my blog!! This blog entry is a reminder to myself that I must learn how to say “no”, reinstate some balance in my life and never allow myself to repeat a year...

Disaster strikes #1: Wish me Luck

I love my job and would happily do it for free. Well actually there have been many times over the last few years when it almost has been but knowing it was a for a higher purpose, made it a no brainer. Should I make these 400 macarons for a new...

A car full of Gingerbread and a head full of sleep deprivation

After the crazy-arse amount of work I did in the school holidays I was really looking forward to getting back to the school routine where I can work within school hours, after the kids bed time hours and through to normal peoples sleeping hours…...

Dora #1: This is what really happened to her

This is what happens when you make your customers wait for their cake ….. LOL