Summary: Master cake designer and sugarcraft artist Toba M. Garrett has attended Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and has studied with world-renowned chefs from Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. At the Institute of Culinary Education, she teaches cake-decorating and confectionary-art classes that are sold out months in advance. She has participated in many international exhibitions; her culinary artistry has appeared in such magazines as Bride's and Gour ...show moremet and in her book Creative Cookies; and she has been featured on television. Ms. Garrett has received international gold and silver medals, and dozens of diplomas and honors from culinary societies.
As a Master Cake Designer and featured instructor at the prestigious Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, Toba Garrett has taught top industry professionals her decorating secrets. Now, using the same easy-to-follow style that worked so well in her acclaimed book, Creative Cookies, she brings her artistic vision and professional tips to you in this fully illustrated home cake-decorating course. From selecting the proper equipment to the basics of buttercream, easy techniques for creating piping flowers and ornamentation to advanced drapery and border designs, everything you need to become a better cake designer is included. You'll find time-saving templates, a picture gallery of spectacular cakes, and a generous selection of Toba's own recipes. The author lives in New York, NY. 8 X 10. all in color ...show less