So here’s the deal… I had a few banana’s on hand… like 80 lbs on hand. As you can imagine, it’s only a couple. There was a local business selling off cases of banana’s, I don’t really why they had so many, I would imagine due to lower sales from all the Covid shut downs,View Post
As we progress down our caking path we are constantly looking for ways to improve what we already know. Sometimes learning something new can take quite some time to master, however I am willing to bet that this technique will take mere hours to master. YES… mere hours… I hear you saying it now: “What couldView Post
As cake artists we are often challenged with the task of creating cakes that don’t actually look like cakes. For me this style of cake is my favourite, it allows me to think outside the box of how I can make cake do something it’s really not supposed to do. It also allows me toView Post
Year after year I am faced with the challenge (well actually 4 times a year) of what will I make for my kids (and wife’s) birthday. While the kids are younger the themes are usually pretty simple and straight forward, the challenge comes when you need to figure out how crazy I will go withView Post
Week one of Spring Baking Championship in the books and WOAH what a rush! As if putting parsley in my cake wasn’t a challenge enough, I had to make a 3D chocolate decoration for my cake. I’ll be honest with you here, the decoration saved me. I honestly had NO idea what IView Post
Pastry cream is more commonly known as custard, a mixture of milk and egg yolks typically cooked to thicken.
Using a good quality vanilla bean definitely elevates a good pastry cream to the next level and gives you a beautifully aromatic custard with rich vanilla flavor,
and those specs, those glorious vanilla been seeds… swoon!
Do you need a last minute Valentine’s Day gift? Or simply struggling to find the perfect gift? These Valentine’s Day brownies are SURE to be a hit, leaving your Valentine begging for more… Now now… get your mind out of there! Begging for more brownies, seriously these simple yet delicious chewy brownies are hard toView Post
Do you love to entertain for the holidays? Do you want your guest to rave about your holiday offerings? Do you love cupcakes? … ok, that was a rhetorical question. We’ve all seen a cupcake wreath done over and over, but I’m about to show you a whole new world of cupcakes! You may haveView Post
Ok, ok, ok…. Settle, I know you are just as excited about this one as I am! Seriously though, cheesecake, pumpkin, latte, NO BAKE! … I mean really how could you not love this I am such a fan of layered desserts and especially fond of the ones layered in mason jars. Mason jars areView Post
Nothing beats a hot drink on a cold evening. Wrapping your 2 hands around a hot mug as you sit curled up on the corner of the couch wrapped in a blanket, sipping away, watching your favorite show! The small comforts in life are what make each day bearable. Having those moments of downtime whenView Post