Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Portobello Bride Member: Cake Designers
babycakes | Elwood VIC | Website
What’s your favourite part of your job?
Meeting new people and sampling all of the freshly baked cakes!
What are you reading at the moment?
Unfortunately I don’t get much time to read as much as I would like. I am reading the current Gourmet Traveller and a novel called “The White Queen”.
What are you lusting after at the moment?
Fresh figs from a neighbour's garden; gorgeous copper saucepans and new season's Winter boots
Top three songs on your play list?
Bag Raiders – Sunlight;
LCD Soundsystem – Home;
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
What is your favourite moment during a wedding?
Watching the groom's face light up as the bride walks down the aisle
Who inspires you?
Daniel Chirico – Baker D. Chirico : he is an artisan baker who has stood the test of time and remained true to his product; delicious bread and beautifully packaged
Heston Blumenthal – 3 Michelin star chef who had the passion to succeed although not formally trained. He is a creative genius and I love is obsession with food from history
Peggy Porschen – highly talented cake designer. She creates exquisite cakes and is very generous with imparting her knowledge onto others
Classic Gin and Tonic with lots of fresh lime
What does it take to impress you?
People who show initiative and have a genuine passion for what they do
What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?
“Don’t sweat the small stuff”; “Under sell & over-deliver”
Favourite way to spend a Sunday?
We start work at 4am (ouch…) six days a week so a Sunday sleep-in followed by a lazy brunch reading magazines and then a walk on the beach
Black Tie or Casual?
Casual – I prefer cocktail or lounge suit
Your suggestion for a new name for ‘Hens party’
Girls day out
Your favourite hostess gift to give?
What’s the best gift you have ever received?
Three words that describe you best.
Sincere, ambitious, sensitive
Thanks for sharing with us today Kerrie!
babycakes is a member of the Portobello Bride Boutique Wedding Guide.