I've said it before, that I'm not a fan of macarons. They're too sweet, and I don't really like the texture of the shells... but they are so much fun to make! Baking to me is a sacred art, one that removes me from this realm and takes me onto another plane of peace and … Continue reading Passionfruit Macarons
One of my closest and dearest friends celebrated his 25th birthday last week, and I was asked to bake a seaside themed cake for him. He's a diver and loves the beach, so why not? The thing is, this turned out looking like a baby shower cake! Considering he's one of my babies, I don't … Continue reading Vanilla & Passionfruit Cake
You zest that bitch like crazy and incorporate it in all your desserts. My favourite colour in the world is yellow, specifically Mustard Yellow. I have several items in this shade scattered around in my room, my house, my car, my office, etc. My latest favourite item is this Moleskine 2013 Le Petit Prince daily … Continue reading When life gives you lemons…
Holidaaay~! It's been a very, very long time since I've taken a good break from work; with TWO public holidays falling on Tuesday and Thursday of this week, I did what any sane person with too much annual leave left over and took the three other days off for a total of 9 days to … Continue reading Happy Holiday Cake!
I thought long and hard about the cake I would bake to celebrate one year of blogging, scratched many designs and flavours, and last night... I finally just did it. Instead of doing fancy buttercream designs like I had intended to, I decided to keep it simple and homey, very much what I like to … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Ellebug!