Elizabeth Solaru, one of the most renowned cake artists in the world, brings you her inspirational book ‘Opulencia’, filled with everything you need to recreate some of the most beautiful cakes ever made, as well as gaining the skills and ideas to make your own unique designs.
The book begins by teaching the basics, so is great if you are novice or new to baking. Elizabeth Solaru of Elizabeth's Cake Emporium offers crucial advice and tips on covering cakes and drum boards, filling a cake, doweling and stacking tiered cakes and even the best methods for storing them. It also comes with a handy conversion guide to make sure that you get your ingredients and measurements exactly right.
For those experienced decorators, there are also more in depth tutorials on creating the finest sugar flowers, intricate edible jewellery and getting a flawless ganache finish. This invaluable advice comes from a professional that has crafted cakes for royalty and is constantly featured in various national and international publications and blogs.
As well as helping you hone your skills, Opulencia also offers up a huge variety of different cakes and cake designs to showcase these skills. From alternative fruit cakes, to autumn garden cakes to baroque style classics, with such a wealth of different styles and designs, it is easy to get inspired to decorate your very own masterpiece!
Each tutorial comes with detailed images of the process of making the cake as well as the finished article and the book itself comes in a simple yet elegant, hard backed cover, keeping it safe from being damaged
The book is a great for gift for any aspiring cake artist and an essential source of information for those looking to become the best.
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*Orders for edible images have a cut-off time of 3:30pm – orders placed after this time will be dispatched for delivery the following weekend.