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The Tale Behind the Bookbug Cake

Bookbug Cake

If you follow us on Facebook, then you may have noticed this incredible cake Paul made recently? You may also have questioned just exactly what it is? Paul was approached by a friend, Rosie Cake Diva, and asked if he would make a cake to mark the opening of Oak Furniture’s new store in Kircaldy, Fife.  But…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: Sydney

The alarm clocks were set for 3.20am and off we went to the airport for the 6am from Auckland to Sydney. Thankfully this was a smaller aircraft (737) so there wasn’t the same crowds waiting to clear immigrations and quarantine. Paul managed to get a pic coming into Sydney with the harbour bridge just visible…

Taking part in the Pro Members’ Christmas table at Cake International: by Julie Rogerson

This story follows Julie Rogerson’s experience from creating a display cake for the Paul Bradford Pro Members’ Christmas display through to her own amazing achievements. In June 2016, I saw an advert asking for Pro Members to participate in a Christmas themed student display at the November 2016 Cake International Show in Birmingham. I applied and…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: New Zealand

We needed a very early start for our flight from Melbourne to Auckland. It was an Emirates Airbus, which looked amazing with its 600 or so passengers on board. Looking at the schedule we thought it was a 5.5 hr flight, but were pleasantly surprised when the arrival time allowed for Auckland being -2hrs from…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: Melbourne

It was just a short hop from Adelaide to Melbourne. We were picked up by Rachel, whose official role is manager of the Glen Iris store in Melbourne, but she has many more strings to her bow. She has been instrumental in the setting up of many of the Bake Boss stores, and has a…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: Adelaide

Just a short hop from Perth we arrived in Adelaide which held a special place in my heart as it was where my Dad served while in the RAF back in 1963. He told so many stories of things that he and his pals got up to while serving in Australia with tales of Big…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: Perth

After a six hour flight across the heart of Australia, we arrived in Perth. We were met by Megan, manager of the Malaga store, and taken to our lovely hotel across from the Perth Arena. Up to this point I had been running 10km every day since landing in Australia. But Perth posed my biggest…

6 steps to becoming a cake decorator

Thinking of dipping your toe into the world of cake decorating? We’re all very friendly here, promise. Here are the six steps you’ll need to follow to go from complete beginner, to cake decorating pro… 1. Learn your craft First and foremost you need to learn how to decorate cakes well. As with many of…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: Queensland

Upon arrival in Brisbane we were met by the Bake Boss, boss, Scott Noble and taken to our hotel in downtown Brisbane. We dropped off our bags at the hotel, and then – as with most good business meetings – we met in the bar and shared a few beers. We went out to another…

Bake Boss Tour 2017: Getting there

sydney botanics

When Paul received an email asking if he would like to tour Australia and New Zealand demonstrating at all the Bake Boss stores, he didn’t have to think too long before saying yes. Never in his wildest dreams did he think that his cake decorating skills would be in such high demand on the other…

Join Paul at Make & Bake Festival 2017

We’re excited to announce, Paul will be running workshops and demos at this year’s Make & Bake Festival in North Yorkshire! Join Paul at the fantastic event in Ripley Castle near Harrogate on Sunday 25th June. Over two days, you can enjoy showcases by some of the finest makers, bakers, chefs, designers, and crafters from…

Paul’s big tour Down Under!

That’s right folks, Paul’s heading to Australia and New Zealand this February to spread the cake decorating love. If you’d like to say g’day to the man himself, here are all the dates you need – Cake demos in Australia 15th February  Gold Coast 16th February North Lakes, Brisbane 16th February Underwood, Brisbane 17th February…