Tag Archives: ganache

Conjuring Up… Spider Webs on Cupcakes

A darling pink bug with a lolli-pop. She came a-calling. A sweet police officer with a badge, a bucket and his grandparents. He came too. There was also a dragon, a panda, the entire cast of Star Wars and little Miss … Continue reading

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A summer fling with a coffee bean: Mocha Shortbread Cookies with Ganache

On Thursday I listed the things I love about summer. It was a long one and I still managed to miss a few sunny-charmers like: Burn Notice is back, beer can chicken, earthworms, Mila (my hound) dragging her ears around her kiddie pool, pulling … Continue reading

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Things my Dad says… ‘chocolate cake please’

Yesterday, I wanted to send a Valentine love-text to Ben, but not of the roses are red variety. I was in the mood for something a little more Ben, like skulls and cross-bones, but with love. So, I went to where people … Continue reading

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a birthday cakelette for my very own little ‘throw back chic’

It is weird for me to think of my sister being in her 30s.  Not because I cannot reconcile myself to occupying greater numbers of 30 than she, but because she is the ‘little’ sister. I mean obviously, it is static: she … Continue reading

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