Artist Spotlight

Peggy Tucker (USA)

Peggy Tucker CMSA Peggy Tucker is one of twenty eight Certified Master Sugar Artists in the world and owner of School Of Cakeology. She specializes in teaching the art of sugar, cake design and cake decorating and is an international instructor. She was named as one of Dessert Professional’s Top Ten Cake Artists of North America in 2014. She has also worked closely with CakePlay LLC and Icing Images to bring new quality products to the market. Peggy has appeared on Food Network, Fox news, has written articles published in American Cake Decorating Magazine, Edible Artists Network Magazine, ICES Magazine.…
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David ‘Cakes’ MacCarfrae (UK)

David ‘Cakes’ MacCarfrae (UK) David 'cakes' MacCarfrae is an English Cake Artist, International Teacher, co-Director of David Cakes International School of Cake Decorating Art & Design, and co-founder of International Friends of Royal Icing Global Association. With over 30 years of experience, MacCarfrae travels the world sharing his knowledge, attending cake shows and seminars, and teaching courses and workshops. During his 30 year business journey MacCarfrae has been featured in numerous publications, including the HELLO Magazine Royal Wedding Souvenir issue and recently in the Spring 2015 Edible Artists Network Magazine issue. In 2012, MacCarfrae began teaching cake decorating classes while…
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Molding a Path to Success

Molding a Path to Success by Terri Happi As a chef, sculptor and mold designer, Dominic Palazzolo has been innovating most of his life. It’s a rainy April day and the street beyond the water speckled glass door is tranquil. Inside the Culinart building, the team laughs often, bustles with ideas and brainstorms furiously for ways to grant cake decorators’ ; Chef Dominic Palazzolo assesses the progress of a clay sculpture evolving into a new mold design, takes a call and then scurries back to the warehouse to check on production.  The three separate businesses he operates under one roof…
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Callicious Cakes

We featrued a story about transporting cakes from Calli of Callicious Cakes. She has such a rich and interesting history that we decided to share it with you here on the website. Please read on ... I have been joyfully cake decorating for 3 years & loving every step of the way… I have met some amazing people and forged friends all over the world though this sharing confectionery world. I have not had any formal training, but have done 3 x 6week courses with another cake decorator who taught me floral sugar paste and modelling , 3 weekend workshops,…
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Richard’s Cakes

Richard's Cakes, Manchester, England The team at Richard's Cakes has harnessed the power of the Internet to create an international following, amassing over 34,000 Facebook "likes" in just the past year. With the addition of local classes and Internet-based video tutorials, Richard and his colleagues have succeeded in establishing a baking community that allows them to share their insight and bake and decorate creative, beautiful cakes. Richard kindly agreed to speak with us about his journey and provide some tips for up and coming bakers. Richard opened his first shop with the help of a grant from the Prince's Trust.…
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