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"An ideology of pure assholery"

On the minimal chance that you may have missed it, here’s John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” working up a fine head of sweary steam in summarizing the November 13 attacks in Paris: 57 more words


Baby Croquembouche: A Practice Round

This post is a little half-baked: I only thought to start taking pictures halfway through the process and the ‘process’ is really just a dry run for a bigger and far scarier endeavour that I will be undertaking in a week or so (and will document properly – promise!) 497 more words


Cream Puffs

  I was watching Master Chef the other night, where during the “dreaded pressure test” (do they have to use that phrase every single time?) the contestants had to make croquembouche – a cone-shaped tower of cream puffs, held together by threads of caramel. 604 more words



Croquembouche is a celebration cake originated from France, and they usually come in really handy in weddings and occasional birthdays, like my friend Quyen’s. Let me get this straight, this fancy little thing is harder than it looks. 336 more words