Both stylish and playful, Cakes to Celebrate Love and Life offers a wide variety of bakes from across the world, including traditional cakes, modern creations and everything in between. Each contribution features the creative twist so characteristic of the boutique bakery, Cake bread, and its motto 'We don't make mistakes, we simply keep inventing new recipes'. This unique collection of 89 recipes marries exotic with local, old with new, stylish with school fete, and each is lavishly photographed in color. Whatever milestone you may be celebrating - a christening, a child's birthday, an anniversary, a wedding or any other special event, you will find inspiration in these easy-to-make cakes. In fact, it's enough to make any cake lover, from novice to experienced baker, grab an apron and mixing bowl with renewed enthusiasm. The contents are: Cupcake revolution; Classic cakes; Bake and serve; Back to natural; Global superstars; Fresh fruit; High days and holy days; Old-fashioned; New wave; and, Let's get this party started.
Brother and sister Callie Maritz and Mari-Louis Guy are master bakers. They were first introduced to the hospitality industry while growing up in a small Cape West Coast hotel. Their combined careers span restaurants, hotels, catering, guesthouses, bars, nightclubs, food styling and product development. They spent ten years in the luxury yachting industry serving up tantalising treats for the rich and famous. Mari-Louis, who regularly contributes to a range of local magazines, studied speciality cake design and creation under Colette Peters in New York (world famous for her creations), after which she honed her skills at the Wilton School in Chicago. Callie and Mari-Louis's cakes have been featured on Pasella and in a variety of wedding magazines.