My entire life, I’ve dreamed of the day I would move away from Maine, preferably to a city. I don’t like being relatively isolated, having to drive significant distances to get to anything interesting or unusual, and being years behind trends in food and fashion. Luckily within a few months I’ll be in The Very […]
Posts Tagged ‘flowers’
It’s violet season!
Today I’m presenting my first non-food recipe. Actually, that’s a lie. It’s made of food. But it wouldn’t taste very good. Not in these proportions, anyway. It does however happen to be a quick and awesome thing you can make for Mother’s Day.
As you may have noticed, I have a serious thing for eating flowers. I really like the flavors of certain edible flowers, like lavender and rose. Today I tried a hibiscus drink and it was goooood. That’s going to have to wait until I can get some dried hibiscus online, though. Which I will do. […]
I’ve been acquiring many strange and sometimes useless tools and ingredients along my journey to pastry chef-dom. While I am still without a proper full-sized cake pan, I have a giant cupcake-shaped pan (which to me looks more like a chef’s hat – it’s not the two-piece Wilton one everyone is used to seeing), a […]
Oof, right now the last thing I really want to talk about is sweet things. I had a busy, fun day filled with friends and sugar. It was the first really spring-like day of the year and we got out and enjoyed it, and earlier Z and I shared a plethora of really good cookies. […]
Remember back when I joined Iron Cupcake and said I wanted a challenge? Well, that wasn’t enough for me. I had to go all out – I am now a Daring Baker. It took me a while to get my confidence up, and I’m glad I waited until AFTER those terrifying French Yule Logs in […]