Why is my fondant dry and cracking?

I wrote a blog post a couple of months ago about why fondant gets sticky or sweaty. In the process of doing that I realised I also get many people who struggle with the total opposite, fondant that cracks. I see these issues with cake decorating classes that I teach all the time. First of […] Read more…

To teach or not to teach?

During the last year I’ve been dabbling in a few different hobbies and self-improvement courses. Honestly, it’s been so refreshing being a student again and going to a class that is not cake related. I forgot what it’s like to literally not know anything when you walk through the door – it’s intimidating but humbling […] Read more…

Adorable Puppy Cake Topper Tutorial

If you know anything about me you would know that I absolutely love dogs. Chances are if you were walking towards me with a dog, I’d be more inclined to say hi to the dog first 🙂 This month with Valentines Day and Chinese New Year (2018 is the year of the dog!) happening at […] Read more…

Yumi Castrillo

Getting to know Yumi Castrillo

When I first started cake decorating, sugar flowers never appealed to be because I was so impatient. I always couldn’t wait until they dried and would keep trying to touch them and end up breaking them. Plus I just found them so fiddly and hard 🙁 Over the years, I’ve learnt that I didn’t actually […] Read more…

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