THE FINAL FLOURISH
Discover how to create deliciously decorative flowers
A professional pianist by day, Tara Gan juggles her career in music with an unusual sideline in sugarcraft. As well as supplying her handmade sugar
wers to the UK’S finest wedding-cake designers, Gan runs masterclasses for brides brave enough to try decorating their own cakes. ‘For beginners, I recommend starting with a single bloom such as a peony, rose or daisy, then adding texture with simple foliage – the olive-leaf motif is a favourite this year,’ she says. ‘Anyone can learn, but it takes a lot of patience…’ fh Tara Gan runs classes at Fair Cake (www.faircake.co.uk) in London SE10.
tara gan’s sugar flowers