Where are you located and how good is your German??
I am a moderator in a German cake forum, we are still small, but growing steadily. Those who understand, speak and write English, a lot of us are here as well, because it is a bit difficult in germany to get help, tutorials etc, but we are working on developing our own.
There are a couple of online shops, my favourite beine
Our German forum address is www.tortentalk.de
, you can write in English, enough of us understand it and our forumgranny (
) is English anyway. You can ask all questions pertaining to where to get what there in thr right timezone as well, but there also are searchable topics.
I must warn you though, if you come from either the States or England, we are a very small group with limited possibilities, BUT we have a competition in Hamburg every year and it gets better and better.
For hard to get stuff, some still order from the States and England, but
customs and freight charges are horrendous, OR you take nothing but cakestuff in your luggage after each holiday