Food & Drink Learn the tricks of the royal wedding cake baker

20:36  28 may  2018
20:36  28 may  2018 Source:   countryliving.com

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From Prima. For those hoping to emulate Claire Ptak's elderflower and lemon royal wedding cake and get summer baking inspiration, you're in luck – the talented baker will be sharing tricks of the kitchen at Big Feastival this year.

From Prima. For those hoping to emulate Claire Ptak's elderflower and lemon royal wedding cake and get summer baking inspiration, you're in luck – the talented baker will be sharing tricks of the kitchen at Big Feastival this year.

a large white cake sitting on top of a table: royal wedding cake © Getty Images royal wedding cake For those hoping to emulate Claire Ptak's elderflower and lemon royal wedding cake and get summer baking inspiration, you're in luck – the talented baker will be sharing tricks of the kitchen at Big Feastival this year.

Ptak, who runs Violet Bakery in east London's Hackney, will be providing live demonstrations, taking part in Q&A's and sharing tricks of the kitchen with festival-goers.

Royal wedding cake baker Claire Ptak will be attending the Big Feastival this summer: Learn the tricks of the royal wedding cake baker © WPA Pool / Poo - Getty Images Learn the tricks of the royal wedding cake baker She joins a stellar line-up which already includes Michelin Star heavyweights including Marco Pierre-White, Raymond Blanc, Pierre Koffmann, Mark Hix, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Glynn Purnell and Merlin Labron Johnson.

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From Prima. For those hoping to emulate Claire Ptak's elderflower and lemon royal wedding cake and get summer baking inspiration, you're in luck – the talented baker will be sharing tricks of the kitchen at Big Feastival this year.

From Prima. For those hoping to emulate Claire Ptak's elderflower and lemon royal wedding cake and get summer baking inspiration, you're in luck – the talented baker will be sharing tricks of the kitchen at Big Feastival this year.

The Collaboration Kitchen serve up a series of special edition menus co-created by some of the most innovative names on the UK street food scene.

Festival-goers can enjoy culinary mash-ups from Burger & Beyond x Other Side Fried, Ink Squid x Oli Baba's, The Cheese Bar x Claw, The Piadina Project x Le Swine, Rainbo x Farang, Spice Box x Polu Poke, The Piadina Project x Sub Cult and the trilogy of DJ BBQ x Smokestak x Andy Low N Slow.

Plus, there's plenty of live music, with basement Jaxx, Craig David and Paloma Faith headlining the three-day festival.

The Friday Night Supper Club will return for the fifth year, and will be hosted by brothers Matthew and Iain Pennington from Bristol-based award-winning restaurant The Ethicurean.

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From Prima. For those hoping to emulate Claire Ptak's elderflower and lemon royal wedding cake and get summer baking inspiration, you're in luck – the talented baker will be sharing tricks of the kitchen at Big Feastival this year.

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a man standing next to a woman in a wedding dress: Meghan and Harry © BEN BIRCHALL / Contributor - Getty Images Meghan and Harry Last month, Kensington Palace announced that Harry and Meghan's wedding that their cake chosen would be a non-tiered elderflower and lemon sponge with Swiss meringue buttercream icing and ornamental fresh flowers.

"I'm really pleased that they chose an independent business and I really like what they stand for," Ptak told Vogue ahead of their nuptials. "I feel really happy that we share a similar ethos about provenance and sustainability.

"Prince Harry really cares and his father is a big supporter of organic farming, which is also very dear to my heart."

The Big Feastival, hosted by former Blur bassist and cheese extraordinaire Alex James, will return for its 7th year this August Bank Holiday: Friday 24th August – Sunday 26th August.

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