Why I want to be mentor in this category: Baking is my passion. obsession, and occupation and to help bring this out in others is "icing on the cake"
What inspires me in this category: I've been known to make exceptional dessert and it's where my passion lies and it's what I like to do.
Experience: Dough/crust, ganache, cookies, filling, cheesecake, brownies. I've spent several years studying the scientific techniques behind baking allowing me to understand the "how's and "why's" of baking.
Biggest Lesson Learned: Anyone can become an exceptional chef, cook, or baker it takes, time, patience, passion, and tenacity. It's not hard to make a cake from scratch once you understand baking science.
Books, classes, teachers that have helped me: Bakewise, The Art of cake, The cake bible, The bread bakers Apprentice, Baking and pastry, The flavor bible
Education, Awards, Pro Experience: owner of Splendid Creations , a home bakery.
Realize that trial and error is a reality that one must face to become great.