About the Author
Fiona Cairns trained as a pastry chef at the Michelin-starred Hambleton Hall and then began baking at home and supplying local businesses. Her company now bakes 220,000 cakes a year for clients such as Harrods, The Conran Shop, The Ritz Hotel, just to name a few. She has made cakes for Bono and Pink Floyd, supplies Sir Paul McCartney with a Christmas cake every year, and recently crafted a multi-tiered fruit cake for the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton. Despite her success, she has never lost her passion for home baking and still makes cakes at home for family and friends.