Blog: Paul’s Stories

Come to a cake decorating course with Paul in 2017

Always dreamed of coming along to one of Paul's taught classes? Make 2017 the year it happens! Paul's mission is to ‘empower people to achieve their cake decorating...
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Paul’s Stories: Judging at Cake International

To say I was surprised to have been asked to judge at Cake International is a massive understatement. Usually, judges have to have won at least three gold awards themselves in the...
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Paul’s Stories: Why i love teaching sooooo much!

Of all the things I didn't think I would ever do, teaching would have been top of the list. That was then, but now that I've taught thousands of students, I've got to say it's the...
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Paul’s Stories: Paul vs Louis Vuitton

It's was 2008. We are 6 years in business and just opened our 4th shop (Jenners Loch Lomond)! This was a very exciting time for me as well as David but for me to have a shop...
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Paul’s Stories: Lunch with the Prince

As some of you will know the PSYBT (Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust) helped start Paul Bradford Designer Cakes way back in the good old days! Without the help of the...
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Paul’s Stories: A Customer from HELL

So I'm 22 years old and it's my first year in business (Paul Bradford Designer Cakes). My sister Michelle is my trainee cake designer and a mummy of two. It's about 6 months in to...
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Paul’s Stories: Feeling Like A VIP!

This is now my third or maybe forth trip to Italy, the last trip was pretty much a standard trip, although it was the first time on my own and slightly freaking out as David was...
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Paul’s Stories: A Trip to Italy

After my last trip to make the wedding cake in Monaco, my name was bobbling around the pastry Chefs of the local towns and villages of Italy and France (scratching their heads...
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Paul’s Stories: A Trip to Monaco

Never judge a book by it's cover... One of my favourite parts of being a cake maker are the cake consultations / appointments. I love the buzz on a Saturday when you know all the...
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Paul’s Stories: Feeling Blessed

For this story I thought it would be good to start from the very beginning....... It wasn't until I was older and running my own cake shop that I realised I was lucky to be...
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