Simple & Traditional

There is something to be said about a classic, traditional wedding korovai. Its beauty lies in its simplicity - it is edited to include only a few highly symbolic elements such as braids, doves and periwinkle. A braid around the korovai symbolizes eternity, everlasting life, heavenly bodies such as the Sun and the Moon, as... Continue Reading →

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Kathy’s Korovai

The excitement to share this with you has been slowly building up the last few weeks. Remember when I gingerly agreed to make a 3-tier korovai with baked-on decorations for the very first time? Well, I made it. And 3,410 kilometres later, it arrived to its destination (almost) intact. This post was originally named "Sleepless... Continue Reading →

Trial Run

When I hung up the phone with Kathy, all I could think of was, "What did I get myself into?" I had just accepted to make a three-tier korovai with baked-on decorations - something I had never tried before. Here's the inspiration picture... no biggie: The inspiration photo for the korovai I agreed to make... Continue Reading →

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