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Cake Couture: Modern Sugar-craft for the Stylish Baker Paperback – Oct 6 2011
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Dam offers illustrated guidance in the construction of contemporary decorated cakes that celebrate street scenes, plush cushions, peacocks, bouquets, and more. Full-color photographs guide where mere text cannot fully explain intended outcomes, and they show off the flamboyantly intense colors that modern tinting gels offer cake designers.... Given the popularity of such television shows as Ace of Cakes, this book will attract a number of readers. (Mark Knoblauch Booklist 2011-12-01)
Dam, who owns the Cake Couture Edible Art bakery in Alberta, Canada, strives to combine her love of art with baking to make unique creations that aren't seen merely as food. In this lavishly photographed book, she shares basic recipes while showcasing some of her favorites. Along with step-by-step instructions and tips for success, Dam explains the necessary equipment and techniques. Arranged in a straightforward manner, the recipes are easy to follow. Cake art is popular, and this is a great choice for those who wish to refine their cakes or cupcakes for any occasion. (Library Journal 2012-01-16)
If you savour desserts, look no further than Annie Dam's Cake Couture, a lavishly illustrated compendium on modern cake design. (Canadian Jewish News 2012-01-05)
Canadian cake designer Damm provides detailed instructions for creating 20 runway-worthy cakes. (Library Journal (Collection Development) 2012-05-01)
About the Author
Annie Dam was born in Saigon and grew up in Canada. She currently owns and operates a cake boutique in Edmonton, Alberta. Annie has written about cake decoration for a range of publications and has had her wedding cakes and cupcakes featured in blogs and magazines around the world.