Cape Cook’s Shelley Ann Kirsten presents a guide for confectioners and confectioners

Shelley Ann Kirsten has announced the release of a new pastry and cake guide on her Cape Cook baking website to inspire home cooks and pastry chefs.

Cape Town, South Africa –(Newsfile Corp. – July 14, 2023) – A newly announced guide from Shelley Ann Kirsten and Cape Cook offers an overview of cakes and pastries, outlines the key differences and tips on baking techniques, which fillings to choose and how experiment with different textures and flavors.

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Aimed at professional pastry chefs looking to expand their repertoire as well as stay-at-home parents who might need creative baking projects to keep the kids busy during the summer months, the latest guide on Shelley’s Cape Cook website includes a variety of cakes and pastries , including danishes, croissants, brioches, buns and doughnuts.

The pie’s history can be traced back to the time of the ancient Greeks, and its worldwide popularity as a savory and sweet treat has remained constant throughout the centuries, explains Shelley. Because pies and other baked goods are versatile and can be incorporated into any meal, the Cape Cook Guide allows pastry chefs to experiment with options that go beyond the usual brunch and dessert options. More details can be viewed at

The guide distinguishes between pies, mugs, classic pies, danishes and other types of pastries, and offers tips on how to choose recipes appropriate to the chef’s level of experience and experiment with additions such as fresh herbs or chocolate chips.

Shelley also describes the uses and benefits of common filling options for baked goods and pies, including cream cheese, fruit, chocolate ganache, pudding, meats such as ground beef and sausages, vegetables and savory cheeses.

About Shelley Ann Kirsten and Cape Cook

Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Cook was born out of Shelley’s childhood love of baking, which began with a family birthday cake at the age of 9. Inspired by her lifelong work with desserts and confections, the Cape Cook website features a wide collection of recipes and tips for bakers and cooks of all skill levels.

In addition to advice on pastries and cakes, readers will also find help with making cakes, desserts, Christmas baking and more.

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Contact informations:
Name: Shelley Ann Kirsten
Email: [email protected]
Organization: Wolfdigitalmedia DBA Cape Cook
Address: 11 Morgenrood Road Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape 7708, South Africa

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