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The croquembouche, like most French things is alluring and regal. The dessert is mostly seen at grand celebrations to make an impression, but the dessert is so simple and so fun to make, why wait for a birth or a matrimonial union to enjoy it?! 681 more words



Happy New Year everyone! Wow, we are already done with the much awaited holiday season and about a week into 2016! Seriously, where does the time fly! 1,193 more words

Simple And Delicious

Round Britain Baking

I’ve had a great idea to replace the soon to be sadly missed Great British Bake-Off. Since the BBC can’t have a show which is similar, ie no tent, no title etc, but they do have, apparently, Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, they are now looking I presume for a new formula for some sort of show. 349 more words


Superior patisserie course at Le Cordon Bleu: Weeks 6 - 10 and beyond

Talk about blogging fail. I had every intention of writing up each week properly after I had finished my exams but life got in the way. 2,366 more words

Le Cordon Bleu

A Very Big Weekend. Part 2: The Party

After the excitement of the auction, I was looking forward to celebrating with our friends and family on Sunday. It was a celebration of Vincent’s christening and first birthday, Travis’ birthday (they share the day!) and the new house. 400 more words

Pink and Gold Bridal Shower

Pink and Gold themed Bridal Shower

Pink Cupcakes, Fruity Pebbles Macarons, Matcha Mochi Bars, Pink half dipped Marshmallow Treats

Ferrero Rocher Croquembouche Cone – 75 chocolates… 10 more words


…still meatloaf.

We are in the process of “decluttering” After one has lived in the same house for many years that becomes a big project. We have gotten rid of clothes, but the greatest challenge has been our books. 460 more words