Archive | March, 2016

Simple Elegant Wedding Cake

Simple Elegant Wedding Cake

There have been some really special requests that have come my way cake-wise since having been a contestant on The Great South African Bake Off. The biggest – and by all means most intimidating- has certainly been this wedding cake request I was asked to do for a lovely bride-to-be. Her name is Marilyn and […]

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Zombie Rolo Chocolate cake

Zombie Rolo Chocolate cake

I don’t usually do cakes in the week because I am at the studio, but I love being contacted by honeys planning surprise cakes for their friends. I always ask for adjectives so that I can plan their spirit animal equivalent in cake form and make their days! For this creepy (but delicious) little piece of […]

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Adventures/ The Flower Market

Adventures/ The Flower Market

I have a brilliant artist friend who Tweeted once ” Sometimes I am rich. But I am never buy-flowers-from-Woolworths-rich”. LOL.  And any other artists, romantic, poet, human-with-eyes out there will know about the little soul summersault fresh flowers bring into your life. Sometimes I just shouldn’t but I always find a way to… and anyone living in Cape Town […]

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White Chocolate Cake & Vanilla Meringue Buttercream

White Chocolate Cake & Vanilla Meringue Buttercream

  Okay, so we all know the Queen of the semi-naked cake is the dear Nikki Albertyn of the lovely food blog Gathered and confectionary studio Lion Heart. If you’re not already following both instagram accounts then you should do that right away. I’m always in such awe of her wonderlandesque creations and attention to […]

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Play with your food / The Lavender Mosbolletjie Kween

Play with your food / The Lavender Mosbolletjie Kween

Since the fun shoot for the BAEK poster images I did with friend and photographer Anke Loots from A House Of Leaves, and probably since I was born, I have had a very strong desire to play with my food… more specifically to treat it like clothing. Who knows were desires come from? They just arrive one […]

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Lavender Mosbolletjies

Lavender Mosbolletjies

Okay I have a confession to make. Ever since embarrassingly admitting on national television that I didn’t know what a “mosbolletjie” was, I have fallen deeply, madly, whole-heartedly in love with them. I have started making them at home for myself and Grubby because: They are super easy to make The nearest seller of fresh […]

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