As my birthday pressie, I have been treated to a Slattery's Advanced Sugarcraft course. It's a two day course covering all the essentials plus some fantastic advanced techniques for making cakes.
Slattery's is the North West's most renowned Pattisier and Chocolatier. They run all sorts of fantastic courses and many train many top confectioners. They are particularly famous for their chocolate skills and their AMAZING chocolate cakes.
First day down and I have put together and covered my cake ready for tomorrow's decorating session, and tomorrow evening...an evening tea-party to demolish my beautiful cake! (sorry about the pictures, only had my phone camera and it's, well, it's rubbish!Assembly of the cake layers