Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bare necessities/-/ Bakery style meringue cookies

The typical icebreaker question, “what would you take on a desert island and why?” I cannot remember how many times I have been asked this in order to fill an uncomfortable silence. While to some people this may be a trivial question, I actually think it is quite useful. Often it is changed by adding…

Relax, just do it…/-/ Garlic bread scones

Relaxing. After months of preparation for my sister’s wedding; my family is finally able to rewind. My parents have both been run of their feet these last few months. First organising family wedding traditions such as cutting of a WHOLE roast pig (yes head, legs and all), catering and cleaning for visiting guest( Wedding backdrops…

The secret lives of bakers/-/ Roller skate birthday cake with a brown butter vanilla cake.

Often when people first meet me, they can never guess that I am baker; let alone a self-run party/event cake marker. Sure close family and friends know about my grand hobby but in the streets, parties and University; my oven mitts are hidden out of plain sight. I am not sure why they assume that…