Sunday, 1 July 2012

Amy Winehouse Figurine

This was my entry at the Cake International NEC show competition last November.   

Amy's head is made freehand, and although there is only a vague resemblance with the real Amy, I like that she has a beautiful face.    I had done a rough practice head a few weeks prior which resembled her more, and I have posted a picture of it right down below.

I got a Silver medal for it which I was relieved about, all things considered.  I let myself run out of time and nearly didn't take it to the competition.
 



The finished entry


The rough practice head I had done a few weeks prior to the competition.    

Hermé Chocolate praline slices

A first try at making Pierre Hermé's really delicious chocolate praline slices. Unfortunately I lost patience at the crucial point of ...