It takes time and patience to bake the perfect cake; preparation and practice are always the key ingredients. Mich Turner's Cake School aims to provide all of the essential tools, techniques and instructions to make flawless cakes every time. Mich's indispensable lessons offer a wealth of insider tips; tutorials that help you conquer basic methods and techniques, while practical projects showcase Mich's wonderful array of cakes and decorating skills, creating a baking book that no kitchen should be without. Master how to make the perfect creamed cake, then move on to a huge variety of fillings and frostings before finally learning from Mich's decorating expertise to produce beautifully unique cakes of all shapes and sizes. Whether you are baking for an afternoon tea, a small birthday party or a lavish celebration, Mich Turner's Cake School will provide all you need to know to become a master cake maker yourself.
Mich Turner's pioneering work in the world of creative cake decoration means she is often described as the queen of couture cakes. She originally trained as a Food Scientist and was Patisserie Buyer at Harvey Nichols before founding her hugely successful Little Venice Cake Company in 1999. Mich's custom-made classic and contemporary creations have graced the table of her Majesty the Queen, Madonna, Pierce Brosnan, Paul McCartney, Cheryl Cole and David Beckham. It's no wonder then that Vogue, Tatler and Stella magazines regularly feature her delicious designs. Mich has also been a consultant to numerous TV shows, including Heston Blumenthal's Feast, Rachel Allen's Bake!, Kirstie's Homemade Home and of course her own series, Couture Cakes. As a leading authority on special occasion cakes, Mich runs successful masterclasses around the world aimed at all levels of ability. She was Harpers Bazaar and Chanel Entrepreneur of the Year 2006 and is the author of four highly successful books: Spectacular Cakes (best Dessert Book, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards), Fantastic Party Cakes, Couture Wedding Cakes and Cake Masterclass (best book for food professionals, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards). In 2010 Mich was awarded an MBE for her outstanding services to the Catering Industry and in 2011, Little Venice Cake Company launched a new international range of cake baking and decorating equipment and Mich launched a range of edibles in conjunction with Silver Spoon.