Classic Beauty Within: Ischler Biscuit Cupcakes

“I continue to be interested in new things that seem old and old things that seem new.” Jaquelin T. Robertson When one has only little time to enjoy things she likes, one will put all the effort in to bathe in the pleasure…Therefore, making a decorated cupcake with an intricate biscuit underneath, although might seem much […]

Freshly Baked for All: My first Recipe Book…

“Everything is true for the person who believes it to be true.” Raphael Zernoff So here it is….The Book! My Book….recipes for all…all who love art and beauty…who love pleasing others…who love to bake…who love to smell…who love to be trendy, fashionable, stylish…and who love traditions, family and heritage…for all who love cupcake….here it is: […]

Ode to a Chestnut: Sweet Chestnut Cupcake

Ode To a Chestnut on the Ground Pablo Neruda “From bristly foliage you fell complete, polished wood, gleaming mahogany, as perfect as a violin newly born of the treetops, that falling offers its sealed-in gifts, the hidden sweetness that grew in secret amid birds and leaves, a model of form, kin to wood and flour, […]

Teaparty Trio: Chocolate-almond cookies, Zingy Palmiers and Versatile Sponge

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”  C.S. Lewis Baking true classics never really goes out of fashion…Nowadays the household veterans live through their fancy, sexy, new-old Renaissance, but , really, they are at their best without any […]

The True Picture of Easter: Cupcake Decoration Ideas

The Easter, as celebrated in the modern world is a true mixture of the religious and the paganism. According to some etymologists the word Easter originates from Eostre the ancient Anglo-Saxon Goddess of rebirth of the day at dawn and the rebirth of life in the spring. The arrival of spring was celebrated all over […]

Glutenfree-Or-AngeJoy: Jaffa Cake Cupcakes

“I like to peel it and share it with friends. You can spread the love with an orange.” Gina Rodriguez   Free from baking is regularly associated with the lack of quality eating experience by consumers who had to switch to glutenfree diet, after having known otherwise. Often, this opinion is due to the different […]

“My Heart is Bleeding for You” Cupcakes: Chocolate and Strawberry Bubblegum

“I don’t eat bubble gum, but I like the smell.” Karl Lagerfeld   According to historians the ancient Greeks chewed mastiche, a chewing gum made from the resin of the mastic tree. The ancient Mayans chewed chicle which is the sap from the sapodilla tree. North American Indians chewed the sap from spruce trees and passed the […]

Exotic Winter Baking: Banana Custard Cupcake

“Never interrupt me when I’m eating a banana.” Ryan Stiles Fruit based cakes often feature as winter treats, however, majority of these are made with dried fruit, due to the lack of fresh produce in the season. On the other hand, exotic fruits, like orange, banana, mango or papaya originally and traditionally only have been on […]

Sweet Perfection: Hidden Design and Surprise Inside….

“How ridiculous and how strange to be surprised at anything which happens in life.” Marcus Aurelius    I would not actually bravely call myself an expert professional baker by any means, but by all means I have baked a lot of cakes in my life. I am usually determined to get the cakes looking as perfect as […]

Truly Dramatic Dress on a Carrot Cake: Unusual Choice of Wedding Colours

“Love was a feeling completely bound up with color, like thousands of rainbows superimposed one on top of the other.” Paulo Coelho   Finding a rainbow is a truly magical experience, but with a vast array of basic colours and colour-combinations to choose from, it’s easy to become lost when trying to immortalize the experience…  […]