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

Family matters: Linda Sik’s sibling support

Unlike most 25-year-olds who would usually be spending their Friday nights out, Linda Sik is often playing chef – or more realistically sous chef – in her kitchen at home meal prepping for Saturday mornings. But in this case, it’s not meal prepping in the way gym junkies would refer to it. It’s more like meal prepping to get up at 5.30am the next morning … Continue reading Family matters: Linda Sik’s sibling support