Pastry School or Self Taught? - Perspective from a Pastry School Graduate
Along my way from a career change to starting up my own business, i have friends and strangers who asked me the same question over and over again. Pastry school or self-taught? (if you are not sure about my background, you can read my brief bio here) If pastry school which one? So here I am writing a short advice for those people out there who are looking at a career change or at the crossroads in life thinking about going for a pastry school. I graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Japan Tokyo, it is a 3 month intensive...
Fresh Flowers or Sugar Flowers on your Wedding Cake
Most brides will ask me this question when they come for a wedding cake tasting. Are fresh flowers or sugar flowers better for their wedding cake? My personal opinion? Sugar flowers. Sugar flowers will always be my top choice when it comes to cake decoration. I am guilty of using fresh flowers myself - due to various reasons. Bride's insisting on using fresh flowers, customer's budget constrain, time constrain for last minute orders etc. But If there is anything i will support in this industry will be using sugar flowers (and of course health conscious ingredients of...
8 Wedding Cake Trends in 2018
Congrats – you’re engaged! To help our brides-to-be plan their perfect wedding, we have complied a few wedding cake trends 2018 to help inspire your custom wedding cake. 1. Metallic Wedding Cake Metallic Wedding cakes are for the glamorous. With its shiny finishing of gold and silver, it is the epitome of wedding luxury. 2. White-on-white Wedding cakes Wedding white is time-tested style that will not go out of trend, especially when it comes to the wedding cake. Add these intrinsic patterns to your traditional wedding cake and achieve a look of modern traditional look for your wedding. ...