Happily Ever After…

I have officially become a CERTIFIED PASTRY CHEF or so to say. I can’t believe it even though my certificate is right in my hands and proves that I have made it through and now can officially ramble in a kitchen. I still remember the November morning when I wrote to one of my best … Continue reading

Ars Poetica Biciclista

“I love baking. I love biking. I love Budapest.” So, here is my showcase cake I imagined for the exam. It turned out cute and reflects me in every bit. Our last task at the exam was to create a cake with decoration. I wanted something special – who doesn’t? And I wanted something that … Continue reading

Ginger-Banana infused AHA moment

I’ve been thinking a lot lately (cause that’s another thing I like doing sometimes). About where and what to do; why and does it even make sense to study to become a pastry chef (if pretty much very third person  know has another one-two-three friends studying to be one and that’s pretty scary)? And if … Continue reading

When the stars align… I.

…it feels different and you know something good is about to happen. It doesn’t have to sweep you off your feet, it doesn’t have to tremble (it could of course), you don’t have to WHY it is happening, you just feel inside that what is happening, what you hear and what you see is building … Continue reading

Larousse and Chef Bo – What Wannabe Pastry Chefs Read on Sick Days

Books to read

I hate being sick. Period. It means I did something wrong in the previous days,  for example matching the wrong clothes to the temperature outside. (Yeah, Mom, you were right!) Or I could have messed up something else, but it all comes down to one thing: you are sick. And  when you are sick, the … Continue reading