20 May 2021

THE TEAM

NAME: ARYAN

What’s your favourite thing to make? Decorating cakes and developing new recipes 

What’s your favourite cake? Blueberry & Lemon

If you were a cake, what cake would you be? Salted Caramel, with lots of flowers on top

What were you doing before? Working as a pastry chef in a hotel and helping my mum run her food business

Where’s your favourite place to travel? Anywhere with a lot of beautiful nature!

Which one – chocolate or sweets? Chocolate, always!

Which one? Cake or biscuits? Cake!

Which one? Ice cream or cookies? Ice cream cookie sandwich!

What’s your big dream? To have my own little cafe someday in the future, and travel as much as I can.

NAME: ZUHAL

Favourite thing to make: It’s always changing but currently the number cakes my favourite thing, they are so fun!

Favourite cake: Raspberry & White Chocolate

If you were a cake what would you be? I would be a raspberry and white chocolate cake

What were you doing before? I studied forest and environment management but I decided to go to a pastry school. So since then always worked as a pastry chef

Favourite place to travel? It would be Datca which is a small coastal town in Turkey. It’s so peaceful and beautiful

Which one – chocolate or sweets? Chocolate

Which one? Cake or biscuits? Cake

Which one? Ice cream or cookies? Cookies

What’s your big dream? To be able to eat cakes and cookies all day every day and be able to get all the nutrition from them 🙂

NAME: ZOE

Favourite thing to make: Big colourful celebration cakes with lots of layers

Favourite cake: I love a simple classic! Vanilla sponge with good jam and buttercream. Or with a salted dark chocolate ganache.

If you were a cake what would you be? I like to think I’d be a matcha and white chocolate

What were you doing before? I’ve worked as a youth practitioner across lots of different settings for the past 6 years

Favourite place to travel? Cyprus for a homely feeling. My favourite holiday was Kenya – perfect mix of safari and beach. Beautiful nature, food and people. Also love Mexico and Malaysia.

Which one – chocolate or sweets? Chocolate all day every day

Which one? Cake or biscuits? Cake forever

Which one? Ice cream or cookies? Cookies!

What’s your big dream? To have my cakes in magazines and travel the world as a cake maker to the stars!

NAME: DARINI

Favourite thing to make: Mini loaf cakes, especially the salted caramel ones

Favourite cake: Salted Caramel

If you were a cake what would you be? Salted Caramel!

What were you doing before? Baker for GAIL’s Bakery

Favourite place to travel? Switzerland

Which one – chocolate or sweets? Sweets

Which one? Cake or biscuits? Cake

Which one? Ice cream or cookies? Ice cream

What’s your big dream? To keep learning and becoming the best baker and decorator!

NAME: GABI

Favourite thing to make: Decorating cakes, especially the carrot cake with allll the flowers and glitter! And of course, making the perfect batch of squishy’s!

Favourite cake: Cheesecake, maybe with a layer of tangy lemon curd or raspberries on top! Or maybe not a cake, but my absolute daily favourite at P&G would be definitely our tiny peanut butter and raisin cookies!

If you were a cake what would you be? A blueberry macaroon, cause everything about macaroons and blueberries are tiny, cute and bubbly while being perfectly crispy, soft and chewy at the same time!

What were you doing before? I’ve been a barista and a vegan baker for the past 4 years while working on my artwork and travelling in the meantime

Favourite place to travel? That’s a really tough questions, but if I had to choose one it would be high up in the Nepalese or Indian Himalayas.

Which one – chocolate or sweets? Chocolate

Which one? Cake or biscuits? Biscuits

Which one? Ice cream or cookies? Cookies, always!

What’s your big dream? Simply always being surround by unconditional love – having a loving community, family, friend, art and loads of nature around me.

NAME: MATT

Photo to come!!!!

Position at Pearl & Groove: Weekend barista

What’s your favourite thing to make? Oat milk flat white

What’s your favourite cake? Vegan chocolate chip cookie

If you were a cake, what cake would you be? A brown butter blondie

What were you doing before? I worked as a retail barista/ production assistant for caravan coffee roasters

Where’s your favourite place to travel? Barcelona

Which one – chocolate or sweets? Chocolate

Which one – Cake or biscuits? Biscuits

Which one – Ice cream or cookies? Both, ideally together

What’s your big dream? I want to finish my degree and go from there

 

NAME: SERENA

Position at Pearl & Groove: Owner of Pearl & Groove

What’s your favourite thing to make? Decorating the cakes is my favourite bit

What’s your favourite cake? Salted caramel – sorry obvious but for good reason!

If you were a cake, what cake would you be? Probably a raspberry & chocolate squishy, bit messy and love pink!

What were you doing before? Working as a private chef

Where’s your favourite place to travel? The mountains, any mountain – preferably winter but love them winter or summer

Which one – chocolate or sweets? BOTH

Which one – Cake or biscuits? BOTH

Which one – Ice cream or cookies? BOTH

What’s your big dream? have a banging baking book with my own food photography. Currently practicing.

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