Ace of Cakes Cookbook
Ace of Cakes - Inside the World of Charm City Cakes Baltimore is perfect for those of you that like to look rather than cook. This is not a recipe book. Instead it is a look inside the popular Food Network TV show Ace of Cakes real life cake bakery Charm City Cakes in Baltimore. You'll enjoy going behind the scenes for a close up look at the world of Charm City Cakes.
Format: Hardcover, 310 pages
Publisher: William Morrow
Author: Duff Goldman and Willie Goldman
Description: When Duff Goldman, Food Network's "Ace of Cakes," envisioned Charm City Cakes in Baltimore nearly a decade ago, his goal was to make wonderful cakes for friends and family. As word spread about his fabulous creations, his dream grew into a nationally renowned business staffed by a team of talented professionals, including musicians, artists, and creative souls with experience in architectural modeling, graphic design, deejaying, coffee making, performance art, dog walking, sculpture, painting, and more
Ace of Cakes: Inside the World of Charm City Cakes is a celebration of the bakery that started it all. This colorful scrapbook is loaded with stories about Duff's early days .... as a graffiti artist turned young chef, his successes and hilarious disasters, and the amazing team he built step-by- step. Through candid interviews and profiles and hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and collages, the book shows how energy, inspiration, collaboration, and a bit of luck can conspire to help anyone achieve their creative vision.
Of course, at the center of this stunning book are Charm City's cakes. From the simple to the breathtakingly complex, Duff shows off some of the bakery's more unusual techniques and tools that shape their famous creations. He also offers a behind-the-scenes look at his Food Network show, shares his most incredible customer stories and requests, and reveals some of the bakery's favorite cake facts and tips -- along with a comprehensive episode guide and a monster cake montage featuring seven years' worth of the bakery's astonishing cake creations.
Condition: Good condition.