True identity: Fatima Subtain swaps court for baking

For years Eileen Fatima Subtain was known as the favourite aunt amongst children of family and friends. She’d often visit with a cake in hand usually for birthday parties. Becoming that person helped her fulfil the missing void while her and her husband tried conceiving their first child for five years. “We had some fertility issues so it was kind of like my outlet to … Continue reading True identity: Fatima Subtain swaps court for baking

How Gena Karpf turned sweet dreams into Sweetness the Patisserie

The first time Gena Karpf discovered that confectionary lollies didn’t just come from the supermarkets was at five years old. She recalled watching on a group of ladies at the school fete pour out boiled liquid candy, flavoured it with aniseed, coloured it red and green, cracked it into shards, before packaging the liquorice flavoured candy into jars. Around the same time, her parents gave … Continue reading How Gena Karpf turned sweet dreams into Sweetness the Patisserie