Sugar High Friday #16: Strawberry Rose Cakelets

When I saw the theme for this month’s SHF, strawberries immediately popped into my mind.  Whether piled sweetly and innocently next to a bowl of cream or sprawled naughtily besides chocolates and champagne, strawberries almost demand to be eaten sensually.  While there are many recipes involving whole strawberries, I wanted to see if there was […]...

Bittersweet Chocolate Cafe

Tucked away on College Avenue in Rockridge,Oakland is Bittersweet, a rustic little cafe devoted entirely to chocolate.  The first time I stumbled onto this place was when I was going to dinner at the wonderful Soi 4 Thai restaurant next door (the particular stretch of College Avenue around Rockridge boasts a marvelous conglomeration of eccentric […]...