Tutorials

Sugarveil Tutorial

Created by Edible Artists Network for the use of Sugarveil icing on the Sugarveil ; A client request lace on a wedding cake and I immediately thought of ; My first attempt a few months ago was a complete disaster, but I was determined to master this wonderful sugar craft. I broke down and ordered the Sugarveil mat. (more…)
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Artist Spotlight

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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Magazine Tutorials

Sea Escape Tutorial

A Tutorial by Marilyn Bawol A few years ago I attended a class at the Chicago School of mold making. While I was there, Michael Joy talked to me about the Pastry Live event held in Georgia. They had been trying to incorporate more cake related events to marry the two worlds of pastry chefs and cake decorators. I couldn’t make it that year but did enter the competition the following year. This is one of the few cake competitions where the cake can be sculpted but must resemble a tiered cake and should not contain real cake. You do…
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Magazine Tutorials

Belgian Lace Wedding Cake Tutorial

A Tutorial by Drew Padalecki     Drew is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas who graduated with top honors earning himself Bachelors’ degrees in both Finance and Business Administration. While attending college Drew decided to take his cake decorating hobby further by entering cake competitions. Only after two and half years of competing across the nation Drew has made a name for himself in the cake community. Drew has won numerous awards including Best of Show, Best of Division three times, and placing several other times. His work has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and…
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Feature Articles

Edible Artist on the Rise

Edible Artist on the Rise By Gracie Prainito Hi my name is Gracie. The reason I am writing this is because I want to tell you why I like to bake. I like to bake because I get to bake with my mom and spending time with my Mom is great fun. She has taught me everything I know and I guess that’s why I enjoy it so much. I started baking when I was five and I just turned 9 in September. Fondant is my favorite! You can create many great things with ; When my Mom pulls out…
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