Erfurt, Germany (PRWEB UK) 10 October 2012
Michelle Wibowo, a Sussex cake maker has been awarded a gold and silver medal for her creation at the Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Central Germany which opens on Saturday 6th October 2012.
Inspired by Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration she created a lifelike sugar sculpture of the Queen Elizabeth II which won a gold medal for category pâtisserie showpiece.
Her other creation, a lifesize welsh corgi dog made from sculpted english fruit cake won silver for culinary artistry - cold food category.
It took Ms Wibowo 2 weeks to prepare and both creations have consumed more than 25 kg sugar paste (fondant).
The International Exhibition of Culinary Art (in German: Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung or IKA) termed the Culinary Olympics, is a quadrennial chef competition, and the biggest culinary exhibition in the world. Participants from 54 nations are competing from 6th-9th October in Erfurt, Germany.
Michelle is a cake artist based in Burgess Hill, Sussex.
She runs a small business called Michelle Sugar Art Ltd specialising in sculpted cakes and sugar sculpture.