Every cake should taste as wonderful at it looks.

Any special occasion cake, especially your wedding cake, is deserving of the best efforts of the baker. The delivered cake should be a visual expression of your theme or taste.

During twenty years as a pastry chef, I studied in New York where I learned the art of hand crafted gum paste flowers, a rarity anywhere. This medium allows creation of not only lovely flowers, but unusual cake designs and toppers reflecting your individual interests and ideas in the colors of your choice.

Visit my photo pages for painted cakes, frosting textures, gum paste, and fresh flower decorations created for some of the Portland area’s most prominent weddings.

I make each cake from scratch, using only the highest quality ingredients, including chocolate from Belgium, French buttercreams, and whole fresh berries year round. The recipes are my own. Among the most popular flavor combinations are:

• white buttermilk cake with lemon curd filling and fresh blueberries

• dark chocolate with dark chocolate ganache and fresh whole raspberries

• orange poppyseed with white chocolate buttercream and sliced fresh strawberries or blackberries

Prices begin at $3.50 per person. A $100 nonrefundable deposit is required.