Articles in: Ask Amy

June 10, 2010

The Great Fondant Debate

By: Amy Atlas, in Ask Amy
{All cupcakes above are from Amy Atlas’s dessert bars.} Everytime I meet with a client, I hold my breath because I know the discussion is coming. Usually it’s a battle rather than a discussion. The debate of buttercream vs. fondant. Every client wants buttercream because they have all had a bad experience with the tasteless and often rubbery texture of fondant. We’ve all had that experience, right? Having styled both buttercream and fondant cakes and…
December 31, 2009

Reflection – A Good Year and More to Come

By: Amy Atlas, in Ask Amy
Image courtesy of Martha Stewart. Time rarely stands still for me. Between running a business in fast-paced Manhattan, daily blogging, and taking care of my family, it is easy to get swallowed up in the moment and not take the time to reflect. I love this time of year because the clean break in the year provides me (sometimes forces me) with the much needed opportunity to reflect about the last year. 2009 has been…
January 15, 2009

Starting off the New Year right…

By: Amy Atlas, in Ask Amy
I know I’ve taken a long hiatus from the blog world but I’m thrilled to announce that I’m learning the ins and outs of blogging and hope to begin posting on a regular basis. Southern Weddings just launched their first printed edition, available at newsstands now or at http://www.swsmag.net/, and I’m so excited to share the feature with you. View the whole article at http://amyatlas.com/index.php/main/press. We have so many exciting events coming up and we’ll…