The monsoon season is well and truly underway here in my cosy corner of the world, and on a particularly wet Sunday afternoon last week, I popped in the LOTR: The Two Towers DVD and got to work with my hands. There's something immensely comforting about the smell of baking on a lazy day in … Continue reading Rustic Apple Galette
Thomas the Tank Engine Cake!
I had another recipe lined up to share here, but I just wanted to share this cake I made over the weekend for a friend's son. Okay, so he's more, actually, my boss, but whatever. Semantics. Anyhoo, his son turned two last week, and he (the little boy, not my boss) is currently obsessed with … Continue reading Thomas the Tank Engine Cake!
Ice and Chips
This particular kitchen experience was rife with mistakes and accidents, yet we (I don't know why, but the Royal Plural seems to work here) always rally through and make the best of things! I suppose a little back story is in order...*insert psychedelic twisty flashback intro scene here*A few weeks ago my good friend, and … Continue reading Ice and Chips
Meringue-Frosted Vanilla Cake with Raspberry filling
Wow, that title is a mouthful. A good mouthful, however!This one is over a month old, mainly because I always intended on baking it again and taking better pictures but couldn’t find the time to do so. I might later, but for the time being I don’t see it happening. In any case, my cousin … Continue reading Meringue-Frosted Vanilla Cake with Raspberry filling
I've got to work on my self-restraint. Honestly. Maybe I'll start tomorrow. After frosting my White Roses cake, I found myself with quite a bit of frosting still left on my hands... and I figured... why the hell not bake cupcakes to just use it up?? It would be like making mini versions of the … Continue reading Cupcake Mania