Any Clue On How This Is Executed???

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sillymoo84 Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 2:55pm
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have a look, it is beautiful, but not too sure how to do it....

any ideas from you experts???????????????????????

http://www.parisianevents.com/parisianparty/wp-content/images/linda-fripp-designs-copy.jpg

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-K8memphis Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 2:58pm
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Looks like it's covered with chocolate curl pieces?

Sooo pretty.

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Relznik Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:04pm
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I believe that Linda Fripp is known for her use with rice paper. I think that's what she's used on this cake, too.

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sillymoo84 Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:11pm
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i thought it was rice paper... I think it is beautiful, makes me want a wedding cake all over again!

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-K8memphis Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:15pm
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Nick Lodge does a similar effect with chocolate curls.
I can't locate any pictures.

But that did look cleaner than chocolate.

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costumeczar Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:21pm
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It's probably rice paper because it's so white, unless someone has been messing around with photoshop. White chocolate would be a little creamier color, I'd think.

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imagenthatnj Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:36pm
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She's known for her rice paper designs. Take a closer look here.

http://www.lindafrippcakes.co.uk/ourcakes/contemporary/index.html

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icer101 Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:55pm
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Zane Beg has pics in cake magazines with the chocolate curls like this. He works with Norm Davis. They sell a chocolate curler for that purpose.

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DAviles Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:59pm
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same cake picture is on linda's website given above

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-K8memphis Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 4:02pm
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No yeah I'm sure it is the rice paper--just commenting on my rabbit trail earlier. And Oh yeah I got the famous "N" decorator wrong--Norm not Nick!

duh, Kate!

Interestingly enough I just watched an episode of Ultimate Cakes and they had a shot of Norm's chocolate curl cake in the beginning--much more high and low texture and not as precise as the lovely cake in the picture. Each beautiful in their own right.

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moonbabel Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 4:15pm
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if you look closely at the larger image on Linda's website, it almost has the same appearance as tissue-paper craft work i used to do in elementary school. we would cut little squares of tissue paper, then wrap them around the end of a pencil, add a dab of glue and stick onto a sheet of paper...if you cut out pieces from rice paper and used icing or an edible glue you might get the same effect.

lovely regardless of how it is done!

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imagenthatnj Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 4:21pm
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I see that they call it "edible parchment" in the description of the materials they use. Now I have a question. Is that the same as rice paper?

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costumeczar Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 5:26pm
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Originally Posted by imagenthatnj

I see that they call it "edible parchment" in the description of the materials they use. Now I have a question. Is that the same as rice paper?




I'd guess it is, and that "edible parchment" just sounds fancier than "rice paper" icon_lol.gif

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cakesmart Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 5:44pm
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Norm Davis has a similar cake and uses chocolate curls. It's very pretty though.

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