In our last episode of the Shane Smith Afternoon Tea series, Shane makes a moreish gluten free carrot cake slice flavoured with cardamom and topped with cream cheese frosting. He also shows us his twist on lemon drizzle cake with added lavender in the soaking syrup.
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More about Shane…
Master Pastry Chef, Shane Smith, has over 20 years’ experience working in some of the world’s most celebrated pastry kitchens across the globe.
Shane considers himself very lucky to have spent the past two decades in a career that fulfills him on a daily basis, experimenting with seasonal ingredients and methods, developing new recipes and pushing his creativity to produce exquisite pastries that are sculptural, beautiful and delicious. Today his culinary repertoire and technical skills are second to none and Shane is passionate about passing on his knowledge to the next generation of Pastry Chefs.
He is a regular contributor to The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Food & Wine magazine and other national publications. He also writes a monthly baking column for the Anglo Celt newspaper in his hometown of County Cavan. Shane holds regular cookery segments on RTÉ & Virgin Media Television, Ireland where he can be seen bringing his natural flare and love for all things sweet to the nation’s homes.