Looking Back, Looking Forward: Mango Mousse Cake

Happy 2014! I hope you all had a great holiday and are staying warm and cozy wherever you are. Now that the business of 2013 is done, I’m looking ahead to this year and a fresh set of to-dos....

Banana Cake with Passionfruit Caramel and Coconut Meringue

I’m all about soft, mushy foods these days; funny how a baby starting to eat solids will change your grocery shopping habits. Isabelle is a little foodie-in-the-making: although at eight months she’s still got no teeth (I’m sure the moment I write this there will be one popping out) it hasn’t stopped her from taking […]...

{Giveaway}:Lazy Summer, Iced Tea and Peach Almond Cake

The giveaway is now closed. Thanks for entering! With summer’s imminent (and seemingly early) arrival, I’m looking forward to festivals, fireworks, or just long,¬†dreamy weekend afternoons.¬† Now that baby Isabelle is getting older and more fun, I’m eager to take her out and about and introduce her to the joys of summer....

Another Year, Another Birthday: Mango Passion Fruit Cake

This last weekend was my birthday, and I have to say it was one of my most memorable ones, despite the fact that I practically forgot about it until it was upon me. I had a lot of other things on my plate like Isabelle’s red egg and ginger party, and getting ready to go […]...

Making Do: Buttermilk Vanilla Bean Mini Cakes

The days are starting to fall into some semblance of a schedule, albeit a very flexibly-written one. For example, baby is in her best mood in the morning, which means I usually spend that time interacting and playing with her, since she’s at her most adorable and responsive. Afternoons are more of a mixed bag: […]...

An Easter Egg Cake for Easter

Ok, this post is going up a little later than I wanted but at least I made it before Easter – why is it when you *have* to get a post up on time that things invariably go wonky? I wanted to share this cake that I picked out from Martha Stewart Living’s special Cakes […]...