It’s been ages since I’ve bothered too deeply with the more decorative aspects of baking – food colouring and sprinkles, fancy piping tips, cake toppers, (frosting as a whole), that stuff. NOT because I don’t find it twee and amazing and honestly I’m a bright colours person… I was just frugal. Enjoyed my natural looking food (grown-ass adult baking heyo).
Once there was a girl (with a curl) who loved coconut and all things tropical. She had a birthday, as people do, and happily I was on the ball of baking-doing enough to actually provide cakelettes on time for celebrating. Millions of them, ok ok seventy-two. They’re fluffy and pale and do not have grated coconut […]
*Yawn*. creak. What? Oh yeah. Some time passes.
My one giftee this year loves minty chocolate, and that kind of candy I can pull off without shopping flurry. It’s easy enough that I’ll hardly explain the process (and I’m also itching to jump back into bed and steam-roll over his loafy sleeping body so I can open my presents which includes a DURIAN, […]
Arriving in Vietnam, the first thing that hits you outside the airport doors is the blanketing rush of wet heat, and the way the dark of the night seems more velvety, and the sweat that’s already started to coat your skin is actually kind of pleasant, and the adventure begins then. Out there are bugs […]
Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn ..”In his house at R’lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.” Not that we’re in the business of raising dark spirits around here. I mean, sometimes they show up and we talk to them politely, but that’s just good wizard graciousness. And a casserole shaped like a fictional ancient cosmic Eldersquid seems like a […]