A Weekly Slice of Something Sweet, All Content, Blog

We’re back with another slice of Something Sweet…

Something Sweet hits the big 3 – 0 with another bumper issue packed full to the rafters with fabulous cakes, gorgeous makes and a whole lot more besides.

I have a huge opportunity for you to win with Renshaw, there is a super awesome FREE tutorial from Rhianydd Webb with Saracino and I share a stunning collaboration with a difference.

I’ve got cracking on my #bakealongwithGBBO this week, ambitiously tackling two technical challenges in only two days, but I’m not the only one who has been busy, so find out the huge secret that Cynthia White of CAKED by Cynthia White and Corinna Maguire of Lovin’ from the Oven by Corinna Maguire have been keeping for a WHOLE YEAR, discover where Becky Jenkins Sugar Artist popped up this week and learn how one of the busiest women in cake is ensuring she manages to create, despite her hectic workload.

We also look ahead to the world-renowned Cake International competitions and I point you in the direction of where to go if you need any help or support, we meet the guest artists that will be bringing their unique talents to NISE and I shine my spotlight on one of them in particular – Aaron McInnes of Man versus Cake and Aaron & Kara.

And, of course, we find out who scooped this week’s Cake of the Week

Also featuring Rosie Cake-Diva, Benny Rivera, Kara’s Couture Cakes, Clairella Cakes, Good Gracious Cakes, Mimicafe Union Fondant Modeling Sugar Art, Life in Sugar and Sugar Souls.

Click here to check out all this and more…

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It’s time for Something Sweet: The Tour Special!

As you may have noticed, for the last week-and-a-half, I have been touring the UK, meeting up with lots of amazingly talented cakers and filling my days with cakey fun.

This week’s issue of Something Sweet: The Tour Special looks back on an incredible nine days, ten towns and cities, 1420 miles of driving and more talented individuals than I can count…

In this week’s issue, check out which one of my tour buddies has been named the Global Sugar Artists Network Artist of the Month for August, we tackle a bit of a head-scratcher from the NISE team and, after my incredible day at the Renshaw Academy, we preview their upcoming classes from a wealth of incredible caking talents.

We also have an incredibly moving and poignant collaboration, we cast an eye over some of the entries in the first week of the #GBBOTwitterBakeAlong and, of course, find out who scooped this week’s Cake of the Week!

I also have to say a massive thank you to all who were part of making my tour such a wonderful experience, including Rose and Jamie Dummer, the Bolton Food & Drink Festival team at Bolton Council, Michael Caines, Nadiya Hussain, Luis Troyano, Simon Wood, the Baking Nanna, Rob Allen, Andrew Nutter, Mike Harrison, Steve Royle, Kay Gajra, James Martin, Julie Rogerson, Zoe Hopkinson, Richard Eckles, the staff of QA Manchester, Etty van Urk, Kayleigh McDonough and the rest of the team at Renshaw and Renshaw Academy, Emma Jayne Morris, Hayley O’Beirnes, Sarah Bray, Laura Dodimead and anyone else I have missed in my sleep-addled state!

Oh, and don’t forget to scroll right to the end, as I do have a little tour souvenir to give away to one lucky subscriber!

Click here to find all this and more in issue 29 of Something Sweet: The Tour Special.

Enjoy… x

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It’s time for Something a little Sweet…

Happy Sunday everyone! I am writing to you LIVE from the very glamorous surroundings of the Travelodge Bury on the first leg of Mr Baker’s Blog on Tour. But panic not, your weekly slice of Something Sweet is still here with all your essential cake news from the last seven days…

And what a seven days it has been!

In this week’s issue, we meet the latest bakers to brave the challenge of the eponymous GBBO tent as well as introducing this year’s #GBBOTwitterBakeAlong, we’re counting down to Cake International 2018 and we check out the Sweet Stamp from AmyCakes.

We have a truly incredible collaboration featuring some insanely talented individuals, I shine my spotlight on the legend himself, Serdar Yener of Yener’s Way and, as I was delighted to discover that Butter & Blossoms is teaching her signature buttercream flowers in some new classes, we take a little look at these too!

I also have another awesome creation from my buddy, Kelly McWilliam to share with you and, of course, we find out who has been awarded this week’s all-important Cake of the Week! Could it be you?

Also featuring: The Bolton Food & Drink Festival, Rosie Cake-Diva, Michael Caines, Nadiya Hussain, Luis Troyano, Simon Wood, Butter & Bake, the Disney Deviant Sugar Art Collaboration, Lulú Lucero Sugar, Valentina’s Sugarland and CoCo’s Cupcakes.

Find all this and more in issue 28 of Something Sweet, from Mr Baker’s Blog.