Author Archives: Deepali Gandhi

About Deepali Gandhi

Le Cordon bleu trained patissiere, chocolatier and a first time entrepreneur. I believe in delivering remarkable well crafted products that look and taste great.

Mango modak

This Indian confectionary is a popular offering to Lord Ganesha during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.  I have posted a recipe for Chocolate flavoured ones a few months ago. This time, I decided to give it a fruity twist with … Continue reading

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Strawberries and cream cake

As the end of summer approaches here’s a delicious treat to remind you of all things summery right through the year. The sponge: 120g sugar 120g plain flour 4 eggs 20g melted butter Make a 7 inch round genoise sponge - … Continue reading

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A white (chocolate) wedding cake

The theme chosen for this cake was shabby chic to suit the venue, a converted barn. The cake inside was a genoise sponge with raspberry flavours going through it. All the chocolate curls and cigarettes were handmade so they don’t look … Continue reading

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Boat cake

Ordered for a gentleman’s landmark birthday, this cake is based on his most prized possession – his boat, a Scand 7800 Nautic. The cake was made from a 12 inch & a 8 inch square Victoria sponge. The template for cutting … Continue reading

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Easter hamper

Everything inside is handmade chocolate – the flowers, the grass, the butterfly, Easter bunny and of course, the Easter eggs. There’s nothing like a “Spring in a basket” to beat the cold wintry blues.

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This season’s “must-have”

This cake was ordered for a young lady who is surrounded by fashion all day. She works in an upmarket boutique and has a keen eye for clothes and accessories. Naturally, the theme for her birthday cake had to be fashion. … Continue reading

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Christmas cake

With Christmas just 2 weeks away, here’s a great recipe to get you baking. Every country has it’s own version of the Christmas cake & every family probably has their own special variation. My recipe is a rich moist fruit … Continue reading

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Wedding fair display

My table at the Wedding fair is all set up! And here come the brides…

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Wedding cake designs

Here’s a first look at the 3 new designs I will be displaying in this weekend’s wedding fair. The first one was inspired by an all time favourite wedding dress style: Lace applique. Each piece of lace is edible and made … Continue reading

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Wedding fair in Guildford

I am really excited to be an exhibitor in the House of Fraser wedding fair in Guildford next week. The fair will be held between 11 am and 4 pm on Saturday 22nd September at the Radisson Blu hotel in … Continue reading

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