Thursday, February 11, 2010
KT in bloom
next to rajo laurel, kate torralba is another one of those designers who is just busybusybusy! aside from designing clothes and running her ready-to-wear shop in greenbelt 5, the woman performs (as in sings and plays keyboards) regularly in manila, in cebu, even in paris! quite impressive! last week, she revealed a new collaboration, this time with the hyatt hotel and casino for a special cake called valentine couture cakes. unfortunately, we could not attend the launch because we had a family dinner to attend. but she sent us some photos and, well, we just had to share them! take a look at this special cake, which kate designed and which will be available at the hotel up to valentine's day, of course! the rose-shaped cake pictured below is decribed as "an intricate pile of pink ombre sugar rose petals which form an artisan's three-dimensional rose in full bloom. the sugar rose seats on a heavenly layer of vanilla sponge cake and white swiss felchlin chocolate mousse infused with assorted berries and white chocolate bits, and finished with a velvety chocolate coating." ayayay who can resist?? valentine couture cake available at the hyatt hotel and casino's pastry boutique until february 14 for P1,800 (regular size) and P300 (personal size). for orders, call 245-1234.