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    DescriptionMich Turner, whose critically acclaimed catering business designed wedding cakes for Madonna, Pierce Brosnan, Paul McCartney, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, has created a step-by-step guide to creating spectacular special occasion cakes that delight the senses and are exceptionally impressive. There is no better guide to the art of cake decoration than Mich Turner, who outlines her basic philosophy that a special occasion cake should reflect four key variables-the personalities in attendance, the venue, the time of year, and the number of guests. This authoritative primer demonstrates how to design and decorate the perfect cake and guides the reader through the many layers of decision-making necessary to achieve crowd-stopping results. The one common denominator of every one of Mich Turner's designs is that it is guaranteed to add that "wow" factor to any celebration.Spectacular Cakes is a versatile sourcebook of cake decoration styles and techniques from the traditional to the cutting edge. It also includes cake recipes and a portfolio of incredible designs that can be copied step-by-step or adapted to suit any formal or informal event. Spectacular Cakes will make your next celebration an unforgettable event.


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    Title
    Spectacular Cakes
    Subtitle
    Special-Occasion Cakes for Any Celebration
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mich Turner, By (photographer) Janine Hosegood
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 244 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780789313614
    ISBN 10: 0789313618
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14570
    DC22: 641.8653
    BIC subject category V2: WBVS
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 21
    BISAC V2.8: CKB004000
    B&T Approval Code: A97405000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.86539
    DC21: 641.86539
    LC classification: TX771 .T83 2005
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    Universe Publishing(NY)
    Imprint name
    Universe Publishing(NY)
    Publication date
    01 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Mich Turner worked as a buyer at Harvey Nichols in London before discovering a flair for decorating cakes and founding the Little Venice Cake Company in 1999. She has designed and produced numerous special occasion cakes for celebrity and society events in addition to supplying cakes to Britain's elite hotels, such as Claridges and the Ritz.
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    Mich Turner, whose critically acclaimed catering business designed wedding cakes for Madonna, Pierce Brosnan, Paul McCartney, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, has created a step-by-step guide to creating spectacular special occasion cakes that delight the senses and are exceptionally impressive. There is no better guide to the art of cake decoration than Mich Turner, who outlines her basic philosophy that a special occasion cake should reflect four key variables-the personalities in attendance, the venue, the time of year, and the number of guests. This authoritative primer demonstrates how to design and decorate the perfect cake and guides the reader through the many layers of decision-making necessary to achieve crowd-stopping results. The one common denominator of every one of Mich Turner's designs is that it is guaranteed to add that "wow" factor to any celebration. Spectacular Cakes is a versatile sourcebook of cake decoration styles and techniques from the traditional to the cutting edge. It also includes cake recipes and a portfolio of incredible designs that can be copied step-by-step or adapted to suit any formal or informal event. Spectacular Cakes will make your next celebration an unforgettable event.