What is a macaron anyway? A macaron is a delicious sweet shell “sandwich” filled with chocolate ganache. It can be flavoured with vanilla, chocolate or any other gorgeous taste that takes your fancy. Macarons can be coloured to match your wedding decor or left deliciously pale, they can be handpainted or embellished with edible gold leaf or sprinkles. There are no rules here so use your imagination and make something wonderful. They are amazing as wedding favours or make a gr
"So what about the cakes?" You're asking. Well if you read Cake Meets Canvas Part 1 you'll understand the concept behind the exhibition and you'll have read about the amazing creative friends who collaborated with me to make the exhibition a success. What did I do? As well as designing and creating the exhibition wedding cakes I also baked. In fact, I baked and I baked and I baked! I couldn't invite you all to an exhibition about cake and then not give you any to try now coul
Everyone loves wedding cake - right? Everyone looks in awe at the design and wonders how the cake artist captured the happy couples personality so well - right? Well how does that happen? Today I'll talk you through the wedding cake consultation process here at Urban Cakehouse. First of all congratulations! If you are reading this blog then you are probably planning your wedding right now. This is such an exciting time but it can also be really overwhelming too. You've probab
The world of wedding planning can be a confusing one at times. Everywhere you turn, you’re faced with seemingly endless options - chiffon or silk; veil or tiara; rustic boho or urban cool; band or DJ; tux or tweed...aaaargh! I’m afraid the decision-making doesn’t stop when you get to selecting your cake.
Much as it might be easier to say ‘I want something delicious - make it so!’ to your wedding cake
artist, we want to make sure we’re delivering something truly special that