Cake couture : modern sugar-craft for the stylish baker
200507s2011 onca j 001 0 eng d
|aCake couture :|bmodern sugar-craft for the stylish baker /|cAnnie Dam
|aRichmond Hill, Ont. :|bFirefly Books,|c2011
|a144 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c23 cm
|a"Step-by-step guide with tips and tricks on designs for any occasion, including birthday and wedding cakes and cupcakes. Instructions and advice on ingredients, tools, baking, building, decorating, transporting, displaying and storing."--Provided by publisher
A how-to guide to elegant sugar techniques, with 16 original projects. There seems to be no end to the popularity of fancy cakes. Cake Couture is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide that will transform any baking beginner into a confectionery expert. Professional bakers will love the book's innovative designs and handy tips and tricks. The book includes straightforward instruction and advice on: Ingredients and tools Baking, building and structure, decorating Transporting, displaying and storing The best cake, icing and fondant recipes. A practical directory of elegant decorative techniques includes designs for any occasion, including: Chic birthday cakes, such as a laptop, city skyline, and designer shoe Cupcakes and mini cakes, such as a Sex and the City cupcake and gift bag mini cakes Special occasion cakes, such as a giant diamond ring and a Valentine's Day heart Modern wedding cakes, such as a chandelier cake and a macaroon wedding cake. Cake Couture is the ideal resource for novice, experienced and professional bakers looking for practical instructions and fabulously chic ideas.
Annie Dam was born in Saigon and grew up in Canada. She currently owns and operates a cake boutique in Edmonton, Alberta. Annie has written about cake decoration for a range of publications and has had her wedding cakes and cupcakes featured in blogs and magazines around the world.