With all of the Russian talk in the news, wouldn't it be great if it was all about frosting cupcakes?
I'd seen Russian piping tips all over the internets, bought a set about 6 months ago, and promptly forgot about them. If you're like me and have a set buried in a kitchen drawer or you've been curious about them, here's the honest, beginner's guide to using them.
If you haven't seen Russian icing tips, there are many variations. Most come in a set with several tips. The idea is that the tip is so intricate, you can pipe a rose or another flower in one fell swoop.