Last Friday I picked up Polly, my Smart Car with her brand new paint job, drove her downtown and parked near the Vancouver Club. Later in the day, when I picked up the car again, I was surprised and delighted to find an envelope on the windshield, marked ‘To Thea from Sweet Thea *I tried […]
Monthly Archives: June 2009
Often Thea is asked if she can provide specialty cake for weddings, and the response is always ‘Yes!’
Her most frequent requests are for:
(a) flourless chocolate
(b) allergy-specific, such as spelt, egg-free, or dairy-free cake
(c) traditional fruitcake
Any book by Ewald Notter, Swiss Master Confectioner, is the top of the craft – he is one of the world’s greatest sugar artists, with awe-inspiring technique and imagination. This was a gift from my mentor, George Wagner, who taught me some of these techniques using poured sugar. Written in German, English, and French, the […]
In 1993 Rania Al-Yassin, then working for Citibank, met Jordanian Prince Abdullah bin Al-Hussein at a dinner party. Two months later, they announced their engagement, and, exactly 16 years ago today, Rania married the Prince.
It is great to see Sweet Thea listed in the Top-10 List: Wedding Cakes in Vancouver in bride.ca’s Market Guide this week! Bride.ca is a terrific Canadian wedding resource, with a great Bridal Service Directory, wedding ideas, news, and a great blog. It is swell to see Thea’s beautifully-designed fake cakes acknowledged, but of course […]
Wedding: Gija Lim and Scott Williams
I was delighted see that Bridal Services Canada’s website has posted a nice profile of Sweet Thea, as part of their Canadian Wedding Vendor Showcase. Thank you!
Sweet Thea is delighted to be a preferred vendor at the Brock House Restaurant, one of the most beautiful wedding venues in B.C. – on beautiful Jericho Beach, with a grand vista of the Pacific Ocean and North Shore mountains. (There are fabulous photos of Brock House on their website). Last weekend, I went with […]
This week our Smart Car (which we call ‘Polly’) is getting a brand new wrap, and she will have the great photo by Daniela Ciuffa of Loyd and Christine’s wedding across the back window! When the designer asked us what design we would like, we sent him to this website and asked him to come […]
The minute I opened this book, I felt a great affinity for Margaret Braun. It is like we have the same kind of brain, our relationship with the cakes we create is artistic, personal; it is amazing that we sometimes get paid for what we love to do!