From social media abuse to baking for Kees and Iwer
What a roller coaster ride the previous few months have actually been for Shania Moonsammy, company owner and baker of Oh Yum Yumm.
She has actually gone from social networks ridicule over among her cake productions to baking a cake for Roadway March kings Neil “Iwer” George and Kees Dieffenthaller.
The 20-year-old baker ended 2019 on a low note as her basketball-themed cake got memed and mocked on social media when client Dana Pierre posted on Facebook, her disgust at the quality of cake she purchased from Moonsammy for her partner’s birthday. Pierre connected two pictures of the cake she wanted duplicated and the one she got– which looked absolutely nothing like what she expected.
Not only was Pierre displeased with the cake, but social media users gathered to Facebook to mock the young baker. In action, organisation owners such as expert baker Jacqueline Ramoutarsingh, of Wacko Jacko Cake Studio, used to assist mentor the up-and-coming baker.
Radio personality Sunny Bling provided to sponsor newbie and advanced classes at Central School of Culinary Arts in Chaguanas for Moonsammy. The CEO of TT Hospitality and Tourist Institute likewise offered her a complimentary brief course in cake decorating.
Her 2019 social networks ordeal did not discourage the 20-year-old baker who decided to make a space for her cakes in Carnival. With Iwer George and Kees a certainty to lock down the Road March crown, for their song Phase Spoiled, the self-taught baker was figured out to make a cake for Iwer and Kees.
Moonsammy told Newsday she called Iwer’s manager and proposed to let her bake the Roadway March triumph cake. It was a sponge and chocolate cake to suit both Iwer and Kees’ tastes.
Not just did she bake a cake for the Road March champions, she likewise distributed free samples of her cake at Tuesday on the Rocks.
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