Alana It’s official. As of today, Roopa and I are both registered to attend two classes at the Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver! Ever since Roopa moved out West we’ve been hoping for an opportunity to take a class or two at the PTCV, and the opportunity has finally arisen! There are various programs offered, … More Chateau Gateau Goes to School!
Alana This post is coming a little bit (read “a lot”) later than I would have liked thanks to the busy holiday season. Somehow all of the parties and dinners that I baked for took up a lot of time! Who knew!? Anyways as I mentioned in my Wedding Cake Part III and dehydrated oranges posts, Theresa … More Wedding Cake Part IV
Alana A couple days ago, Theresa and I were finally able to test out our recipe in a 10 inch pan! Being able to borrow a pan was such a relief, as we haven’t been able to find a 10 inch pan with 3 inch sides anywhere. This particular recipe doesn’t rise much more than … More Wedding Cake Part III
Alana As I mentioned in my post on creme brulee, I made a batch of swiss meringue buttercream with Theresa to do another test-run for Stephen and Ashlea’s wedding cake. The way I see it, there are two big things we need to do before we bake the cake for the big day: 1) try … More Wedding Cake Part II
Alana My friend Stephen is getting married this December, and I am SO excited for his wedding! Firstly, I think it’s going to be ridiculously fun, secondly because Stephen and Ashlea (his fiance) have asked Theresa and I to bake their wedding cake 🙂 Theresa and I have known for a while that Ash wanted … More Wedding Cake! (aka Orange Spice & Grand Marnier Pound Cake)
Chateau Gateau turned 2 today!
Roopa I don’t think I’ll be posting much until Christmas time (when I get to go home to my oven!)
Alana To make up for my lack of posting about things baked (I blame nursing), I’m going to post about things that I could be baking as I have a few new recipe books 🙂 Who’s surprised there’s booze involved? I’m certainly not! These lovely books were gifted to me by none other than Roopa! We … More Exciting Baking Books!
THIS IS AMAZING. This was made for me. Actually.