In France, Antonin Careme [1784-1833] is considered THE premier historic chef of the modern pastry/cake world.
I’d decide on something and then change my mind when I went back to look at it a few months later. So then the hunt for the perfect lace began, and this was a serious hunt. I wanted something with a design, and I couldn’t figure out where to find lace that wasn’t just a repeated pattern.
I saved ideas and inspiration to a secret pin board on Pinterest every few months, but years went by and I still couldn’t decide exactly what I wanted.
Torte is the German word for cake, with similar properties.
When tortes are multilayerd and fancifully decorated they are closer to gateaux EXCEPT for the fact they can last quite nicely for several days.
At that time cake hoops--round molds for shaping cakes that were placed on flat baking trays--were popular. Many cakes made at this time still contained dried fruits (raisins, currants, citrons).
It was not until the middle of the 19th century that cake as we know it today (made with extra refined white flour and baking powder instead of yeast) arrived on the scene. The Cassell's New Universal Cookery Book [London, 1894] contains a recipe for layer cake, American (p. Butter-cream frostings (using butter, cream, confectioners [powdered] sugar and flavorings) began replacing traditional boiled icings in first few decades 20th century.
Today, linen is used to describe a specific type of fabric as well as a generic term referring to everything from sheets and pillowcases to napkins and tablecloths.
Outfit Details: Lace Dress Made By Me (Lace Purchased Here), Nude Pumps (Similar Here and Here), Initials Necklace Oh, you guys. I’ve been dreaming about this dress for literally YEARS. Instantly I was on etsy searching for vintage lace tablecloths, and within minutes I had found five gorgeous possibilities that were exactly what I wanted.
You’ll need to cut a BODICE FRONT, 2 BODICE BACK’s, 2 SLEEVES, and a SKIRT (I made the bottom of the skirt line up with the edge of the lace so it had a pretty hem).