Learning to Make Celebration Cakes with Christa Mendiola at The Maya Kitchen

Between cooking and baking, it is the latter that I’d like to think that I do better at. So when an opportunity came up for me to learn to make a real cake (I bake cookies and other goodies, for the most part) – birthday and wedding cakes, to be exact, I made sure I didn’t miss it.

I had such fun time last Saturday learning to make birthday and wedding cakes with Christa Mendiola at The Maya Kitchen. Aside from making good pineapple upside down cakes, I can now say I’ve made at least one decent looking fondant cake in my lifetime. Something that I would have never imagined being able to do. I used to wonder how fondants were made — they sure looked complicated to me back then.

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