Posts by Ingrid Lee


It is school holiday time, and if you're looking for an easy bake cake that looks great and tastes delicious, here is my Chocolate Chip cake with cookies and cream frosting recipe.  It's a rich vanilla butter cake, sprinkled with milk chocolate chips, and coated in cookies and cream frosting, which is the generously sprinkled with more milk chocolate chips...I ate more than one piece of this!!     I baked a large slab cake of...

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What is new for 2012?


Posted By on Jan 12, 2012

Hi everyone, I'm sorry that I haven't been posting much in the New Year for 2012, but I've been really busy planning for my art exhibition in St Petersburg Russia for May.(yes, I'm going back!)..and I'm also teaching a Masterclass there too.  I'm also booking in other venues where I'm teaching masterclasses and seminars for this year too, and trying to juggle my return to full time work as a high school teacher, my business and life...

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Most cultures which celebrate Easter, have a type of yeast cake, yeast plait or hot cross bun to symoblise the rising of Christ on Easter Sunday.  Greek orthodox families celebrate Easter with Tsoureki, Traditonal Greek Easter Bread, and I found this fantastic site called CDKitchen which has recipes for a large range of traditional Easter breads from different countries. Other traditions The blessing of yeast cakes at church on Easter...

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The wonderful part of being creative is that I can intermix my medias and mediums to create new enjoyable journeys, like hand painting on cakes, or marrying my handpainted porcelain and silk ribbon embroidery.  I'll share one of the projects I have been working on recently, which is a porcelain shoe with ribbon embroidery. This porcelain shoe was painted with raised paste  roses and gilded.  I also added gold pen work rose buds.   I...

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Sunrise... Sunset...Beaches The notion of 'sunsets' for me is a pure embodiment of experiencing colour and intensity of nature's palette for my own creativity, rather than an idyllic romaticised 'long walks on the beach and watching the sunset.'  Don't get me wrong, I just see romance in a different way   like through music, art and dance  and other things  ;). Back to sunsets and sunrises...Luckily our house is elevated at one end,...

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