Biscuits & Cookies · Cakery

Cookie Monster Cookies {Left-over Buttercream Bikkies}

So this week is Blue Week, a fundraiser for Plunket, and I’ve somehow managed to time it with this post containing BLUE biscuits! I’ve had the pleasure of seeing the fabulous work of Plunket NZ since even before my son was born, starting with antenatal classes and followed by late night phone calls to Plunketline… Continue reading Cookie Monster Cookies {Left-over Buttercream Bikkies}

Cakery · Party Planning

Galentine’s Day 2019 {Rainbow-Themed Party}

With the end of February ticking over, I’m looking back on that special time earlier this month, not so much for sweethearts but for gal pals! Our third annual Galentines Day party came with a slightly different theme this year: bright rainbows and cute clouds. It was a fun change to the red-and-pink we usually… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 2019 {Rainbow-Themed Party}

Cakery

Somebunny is coming soon… {Bunny Baby Shower Cake}

Indeed ‘somebunny’ known as Baby Sweet nor’westerly is not far away at all – he’s due to arrive just four days from now (all going to plan)!!! Hence this is just a quick post to share photos of my baby shower cake from last month. Yes, LAST month. Yes, I haven’t worked at all this… Continue reading Somebunny is coming soon… {Bunny Baby Shower Cake}

Cakery · Party Planning

Galentine’s Day 2018 {Stripey Ombre Buttercream Cake Tutorial}

‘Tis the end of February – the end of summer – and the end of the month of V-Day {which was hard to escape with all the ads trying to sell us jewellery/chocolates/chocolate jewellery…} Did you celebrate Feb 14th with your Significant Other this year? N and I have had to share our Valentine’s celebrations… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 2018 {Stripey Ombre Buttercream Cake Tutorial}

Cakery

How To Cover a Cake with Sharp Edged Fondant {Tutorial/Demonstration Notes}

Disclaimer: This is a rambling, late night post. No attempts at brevity have been made (as per usual). Please withhold from lodging complaints related to this matter. Yes, it is the last day of June, though I can’t even… how did we get this far through the year again?! N said to me today that… Continue reading How To Cover a Cake with Sharp Edged Fondant {Tutorial/Demonstration Notes}

Cakery

On the Decapitation of Ebony {Structured Doll Cake}

There is a gruesome twist to this post – you have been warned!!! But if you don’t wish to see the result of murderous intent, you can just scroll through the first few photos 😉 Then there is a very long tutorial section then right at the end you will find what you are looking for, if… Continue reading On the Decapitation of Ebony {Structured Doll Cake}

Cakery · IBS

Celebrating with Chocolate Overload Cakes {Semi-Naked Watercolour Cake Tutorial}

Wet, cold weather has been swirling across the Southern Hemisphere lately – which you would personally know if you’ve been in the path of Cyclones Debbie and/or Cook over the past fortnight. Side note: did you know there’s a kind of science for naming cyclones?! I hope you’ve been able to stay high and dry, I can… Continue reading Celebrating with Chocolate Overload Cakes {Semi-Naked Watercolour Cake Tutorial}