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What do you do to "de-stress"? Well, Elisa Petkovic from  Lise's Cakes and Bakes discovered that baking cakes really helped her to relax. So much so, that it relaxed her into starting her own cake and baking business! With a full-time teaching job, it's pretty neat that Elisa's "relaxing" pastime can also be a fruitful side hustle. 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? Lise’s Cakes and Bakes began in early 2019 when… Read more
Is your edible ink printer catching at the end of the print and/or overlapping at the bottom of each print? This is frustrating, we know, but it is also easily resolved with a bit of 1, 2, 3 troubleshooting. So here goes: If your  edible ink printer stops just before the bottom of the image and prints over the same spot give this a go: 1. Run the Bottom Plate Cleaning function. Depending on your printer this can be found in… Read more
It was a love of cookie making for special occasions and, a strong bond with her Greek heritage, that found Rebeckah Bakouris from Becky's Biskoto transforming her hobby into a home-based business. Rebeckah's skills as a trained graphic designer are also proving to be a handy asset for her edible image designs. 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? I am the person in the family who baked cookies for every occasion - E… Read more
Like many of our customers, Teresa Talesvki realised her hidden talent and passion for baking, specifically cookie making, once her own children arrived. The first birthday cookie boxes to celebrate her son very quickly morphed into her own cookie business Cookies All Round. Teresa has not looked back since. 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? It all started unintentionally in 2016, my son was turning one and we decided… Read more
YES, yes you will! If you want your edible ink printer to work well every time you use it, maintenance is imperative! Remember also, you're using it for edible products, therefore cleanliness is paramount. The good news is, regular maintenance is simple and if done according to our maintenance schedule detailed below, you should enjoy ongoing trouble-free printing. So, think of your future self, prevent stressful printing delays an… Read more
It was her own engagement cake that sparked the desire within Rosie Gaul from Rosie Cakes to learn the art of cake decorating. It's proved to be a winning endeavour, with Rosie now considering the move to full-time caker! 1. How did your sweets business or journey begin? My husband’s cousin made our engagement cake in 2011. I mentioned that I would love to learn how to do that, so she invited me around one afternoon and we made a… Read more
We’ve recently changed the printer model in our Edible Image Supplies A4 edible printing system. We’re sticking with Canon, because, well….we believe it is the best printer brand currently available for edible printing. But, as we all know technology supersedes itself more quickly than we change toothbrushes (some of us anyway), so we are regularly reviewing new models and the best fit for our business. Apart from all the regular stu… Read more
The cakes that Kim Giusa from Make it Memorable Cakes by Kim creates will blow your mind! Cakes that look like real-life objects with an incredible realism that most of the time people have no idea that they are actually cakes. Kim uses her amazing talent to put some happiness into the lives of children and their families staying at Ronald McDonald house by donating one of her amazing cakes to them every 3 months.     &nb… Read more
In the world of edible ink printing, the Nozzle Check is your key to troubleshooting your printer. We can’t stress this fact enough! Here we have outlined the “why” and “how-to” of nozzle checks. There are also several associated links to other articles that will help you troubleshoot your way through all scenarios. Nozzle up folks - here goes! When should I run a nozzle check on my  edible ink printer, you might ask? The nozzle check… Read more
Keen to cut perfect rounds in various sizes every time? Yes? Then you need to get your caking hands our EIS Icing Cutter Pro! The Icing Cutter Pro has saved many a caker/bakers hand from repetitive scissor-use strain. It’s simple to use, adjustable to suit the sizes you need from 1" (2.4cm) - 6" (15.3cm) in diameter and will help cut through your icing sheets and fondant to produce perfect round disks in the flick of a wrist. How d… Read more