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Mich Turner - Author

About the Author

Mich Turner, MBE, is founder of Little Venice Cake Company and is often described as the 'Queen of Couture Cakes', thanks to her multi-award-winning designs and A-list clientele. She has baked over 10,000 cakes including those for Her Majesty The Queen, Madonna, Pierce Brosnan, Ozzy Osbourne, Gordon Ramsay, David Beckham and Simon Cowell. Among her many awards and accolades, Mich was named Harper's Bazaar & CHANEL Entrepreneur of the Year 2006, and in 2010 she was honoured with an MBE for her services to the catering industry. Mich contributes to various publications and has written five international and bestselling books; Fantastic Party Cakes, Couture Wedding Cakes, Spectacular Cakes (Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 'Best Dessert Book' 2006), Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass: The Ultimate Guide to Cake Decorating Perfection, and Mich Turner's Cake School: Expert Tuition from the Master Cake Maker. Mich appears regularly on TV screens, including as a judge alongside Peter Sidwell in the hugely successful series Britain's Best Bakery (2012-2014), which was among ITV's top five best performing daytime shows in 2014.

Featured books by Mich Turner

Have Your Cake and Eat it Nutritious, Delicious Recipes for Healthier, Everyday Baking

Have Your Cake and Eat it Nutritious, Delicious Recipes for Healthier, Everyday Baking

Author: Mich Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2017

The secret to Mich's recipes is a fine balance between delicious and nutritious. Baking and eating healthier cakes doesn't have to mean bland and boring, and Mich shows you how in this wonderful book of sweet treats. Mich offers suggestions for substituting fats, flours and sugars so you can choose what to bake. In addition, there are smaller bakes so you can portion-control your servings, which helps steer you through the jungle of information. Each recipe is filled with tips and know-how from Mich's incredible baking expertize. Whether you are new to baking or a cake expert, Mich's inspirational recipes will give you a reason to bake for family, bake for friends, to celebrate or make amends! Indulge in Peach Melba Muffins, Pumpkin and Poppy Seed Loaf, Pierce Brosnan's Carrot Cake, All-natural Red Velvet Cake, Hazelnut Meringue with Mango and Passion Fruit among many other delicious bakes.

Other books by Mich Turner

Have Your Cake and Eat it Nutritious, Delicious Recipes for Healthier, Everyday Baking

Have Your Cake and Eat it Nutritious, Delicious Recipes for Healthier, Everyday Baking

Author: Mich Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2017

The secret to Mich's recipes is a fine balance between delicious and nutritious. Baking and eating healthier cakes doesn't have to mean bland and boring, and Mich shows you how in this wonderful book of sweet treats. Mich offers suggestions for substituting fats, flours and sugars so you can choose what to bake. In addition, there are smaller bakes so you can portion-control your servings, which helps steer you through the jungle of information. Each recipe is filled with tips and know-how from Mich's incredible baking expertize. Whether you are new to baking or a cake expert, Mich's inspirational recipes will give you a reason to bake for family, bake for friends, to celebrate or make amends! Indulge in Peach Melba Muffins, Pumpkin and Poppy Seed Loaf, Pierce Brosnan's Carrot Cake, All-natural Red Velvet Cake, Hazelnut Meringue with Mango and Passion Fruit among many other delicious bakes.

Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass The Ultimate Guide to Cake Decorating Perfection

Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass The Ultimate Guide to Cake Decorating Perfection

Author: Mich Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/11/2012

In Cake Masterclass, award-winning cake designer and presenter of Britain's Best Bakery, Mich Turner, teaches you how to bake impressive cakes for every occasion - from a classic sponge, to decadant chocolate, and traditional fruit and ginger cakes. In the masterclass section, Mich shares her award-winning decorating techniques to teach you how to create truly outstanding cakes. With step-by-step instructions, Mich will show you how to make the classic sugar-paste rose, tiered cakes with piped lace, hand painted flowers, Christmas candy and much more. With experience baking for top celebrities like the Beckhams, Madonna and Sir Paul McCartney and running cooking classes around the world, Mich can teach you how to become a cake baking master at home.

Couture Wedding Cakes

Couture Wedding Cakes

Author: Mich Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2009

'Mich is an exceptionally gifted artist. She created a luscious fairytale wedding cake for our special day.' Keely and Pierce Brosnan Your wedding is the most important day of your life, and you will want the occasion to be perfect. The cake is often the focus of the celebration and as such is a vital ingredient in the success of the day. The stunning designs in this book range from exquisitely iced cakes of breathtaking beauty to opulent chocolate sculptures and innovative, quirky cakes of immense charm. Whether you are planning a large, family wedding, or an intimate celebration with close friends, there will be a style that is perfect for you.

Fantastic Party Cakes

Fantastic Party Cakes

Author: Mich Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2007

This book helps you make exquisitely decorated and presented sweet cakes which can be used as the central focal point for celebratory occasions, from children's parties to weddings - to beautiful presents for giving. These cakes can be personalised for someone special or tiered together to stunning visual effects. The ideas, designs and presentation of these individual cakes can be influenced by the recipient, theme of the event, type of celebratory occasion with numerous flavours, colours, styles, shapes and decorative displays to inspire. A single beautifully decorated and presented cake makes for a special gift whereas a chocolate stand filled with mouth-watering ganache bites proves tempting for more social gatherings. Everything you need to know to successfully cover, ice, decorate and stack the cakes featured - from how to make royal icing to colouring sugar paste and creating chocolate decorations, scrolls and fans. Also included is a complete set of templates that ensures you can reproduce all the designs at home.

Spectacular Cakes

Spectacular Cakes

Author: Mich Turner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/1999

A stunning guide to designing and decorating cakes for all occasions, with a unique portfolio of classic and contemporary designs of the finest detail. The special occasion cake takes centre stage when family, friends and colleagues come together in celebration, whatever the event, so the basic principles for choosing and designing your cake are essentially the same whether the cake is for a wedding, birthday, anniversary or christening. The design should be influenced by personalities and preferences, the venue, time of year, number of guests, colours and flowers. This book is a versatile guide to making all manner of occasion cake designs, that can be adapted for formal or informal events and that will add that all essential wow factor to any celebration. From tiered wedding cakes to the more unusual patisserie dessert cakes, Spectacular Cakes shows how to make them. The reader is guided through the many layers of decision making, from establishing the celebration theme to what shape cake he or she would like and the type of icing that is most suitable to use, and from the choice of flavours to the specific decorative techniques and designs.

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