A Bit Dark, a Bit Serious, but Sweet in Every Crumb: Chocolate Liquorice Cake

“When your madness is creative and necessary, people will not notice the fact that you are crazy.” Michael Bassey Johnson Achieving cakes that appear involved and serious is not always the question of methods and baking knowledge but quite often a well established or surprising flavour combination, that happens to cause a craze. Liquorice and […]

A Baker in the Making: Molly’s Halloween Pumpkin Cake

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” Socrates A simple, but most satisfying reason to bake should be the fact that it is a fun activity combined with joyful results that anyone can be proud of. When I was younger I often looked through my mum’s baking books which […]

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 […]

An artistic Fairytale Birdcage Cake

Contemporary art manifests itself in many different forms, from traditional media such as paintings and drawings to more recently developed approaches that use digital, time-based media to create unique works. It would be questionable by some art critics whether sugar, flour and egg can be classed as a resources of art but when looking at […]

Little Home-coming Celebration: Original German Marble Cake

“Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” Buddy Valastro Spending a couple of days in my native Hungary, I have started to look through some of my family’s old recipes. Amongst many other jewels, I have found marble cake that was a […]