Posted on October 20 2017
Genevieve Frosch is a professional chef, specialising in private dining, events, bespoke baking and recipes. Using flowers from her garden and collecting things all year around she produces beautiful decorated cakes.
We asked Genevieve some questions.....
Whats your favourite cook book?
'You’re all Invited' by Margot Henderson
Whats the best advice you've ever been given?
Sleep on it
Favourite holiday destination?
Pippins Donuts from the farmers market in Stroud
Has baking always been a passion of yours?
Yes - since I was very small. I have memories of licking the spoon when I must have been about 4 years old
What do you love most about making cakes?
That it always makes people happy
How do you decide what to have on your cakes for decoration?
A mixture of requests and whats available in my garden or the surrounding area
In 5 words describe your cakes?
Delicious. Colourful. Creative. Fresh. Beautiful
What advice would you give someone wanting to bake professionally or just for fun?
Follow the recipe and bake something new every week
Simple or intricate? more or less?
Simple flavours, more decoration
If you could decorate a cake for the Queen what would you put on it?
I would pick loads of flowers from her garden and make it look wild and magical
What is your next step in your career?
I would like an open kitchen where people could come and drink coffee and chat to me while I am working
Whats the one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?
That I am not English
Can't live without?
Favourite place to eat out?
In Gloucestershire it has to be The Woolpack in Slad. The. Best!
You can follow Genevieve on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/genevieve.frosch/