Manuela Silvia Taddeo was born in Milan, Italy on 08.02.1975, follows her artistic inclinations, she attended the Artistic secondary School and graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Polytechnic School of Milan.
She works as a collaborator with some professional Architectural Study to become Project Manager and Director of Works, later opened her own professional Study of Architectural Design and Restructuring.
Always passionate about cooking and pastry, discovered in 2012 the passion for Cake Design and attended several professional courses of specialization in pastry decoration and with the aim of enhancing professionalism in this sector.
With her best friend Barbara Borghi bases MABANUBY cake design, which in 2014, with the opening of a laboratory, formally become a company that mainly produces artistic cakes to order for any occasion and for parties and pastry buffet.
She feel in love for Royal icing technique, that she studied with the great master Sir.Eddie Spence MBE, Kristina Rado and Donatella Semalo, and with the great Lambeth style teacher Kathleen Lange, and that she teaching in private class and course in Italy.
She participated in several important Cake Decorating Competitions, winning several prizes in national and international competitions.
Cake Design Italian Festival 2014 - 1° place "Royal Icing category"
Cake International Birmingham 2014 - gold medal 2° place "Celebration cake for special occasion"
Glamour Italian Cake SIGEP 2015 - Special prize for Innovation tecnique
Cake World Vienna 2015 - gold medal 1° place category "Celebration cake for special occasion"
Cake World Vienna 2015 - Best in Show 2015
Cake Design Italian Festival 2015 - 1° place "Royal Icing category"
Cake International Birmingham 2015 - gold medal 1° place "Celebration cake for special occasion"
Glamour Italian cakes -Coppa Italia Pasticceria Artistica SIGEP 2016 - 1° place
Cake World Friedrichshafen 2016 - gold medal 1° place category "Celebration cake for special occasion"
Cake World Friedrichshafen 2016 - Best in Show
Art of Sugar Zurig 2016 - Gold medal
Cake World Hannover 2016 - Gold and best in category for Halloween cookies
Cake International Birmingham 2016 - gold medal 1° place "Celebration cake for special occasion"
Cake International Birmingham 2016 - gold medal "Small exibith"
1 place at Cake Design Italian Championship 2018
Silver Medal at Cake Designer World Championship FIPGC 2019, Milan