Roopa It’s somewhat unreasonable how excited I am about my Sweetapolita Sprinkle Subscription. Here are some cupcakes with How I Wonder Sprinkles!
Alana Earlier this year Duchess bake shop announced that they were planning to expand! Best news ever! This expansion would take their Provisions store into a larger location, as well as open a breakfast/brunch restaurant and teaching kitchen. As soon as I heard that there would be baking classes available I knew I had to … More Duchess Baking Classes?!
Alana I got the itch to bake yesterday, but wasn’t too sure about what I could make because I’ve been house sitting. I know my way around Stephen and Ash’s kitchen, but I wasn’t too sure what ingredients they had. I opted to do something on the savour side of things and rolled some prosciutto, … More
Alana A coworker of mine was chatting one day at work about how much produce her garden has yielded this year. She was a little overwhelmed by it, and I piped up saying that if she had any apples I would take them off her hands. Done deal! I over did it in the oven, … More Apple Pie
CHOCOLATE ORANGE CUPCAKES Yesterday was my last Prosthetics and Orthotics final (yay!), which means that my friend Gillian is leaving me and moving to Edmonton (not yay). My mom is visiting me, so she cooked a celebratory/goodbye feast, and we threw Gillian a little party. I have been harassed for the last 2 years to … More Chocolate Orange Cupcakes
Alana I always have left over egg yolks sitting in my fridge, probably because my favourite frosting recipe calls for 10 egg whites. Last weekend I made a double batch of this frosting to assemble my Auntie Angie’s 50th birthday cake (post in progress) and this weekend my mom wants to make a batch for … More 125 Recipes to Use Up Leftover Egg Yolks
Roopa I’m getting a new oven!!!!!!!! By that, I mean I’m moving to a new, adultier apartment with a reasonable oven. This oven might be the most exciting thing in my life! A full 6″ bigger than the last one!!! With digital (and functional) controls!!! It’s still in mid moving shambles, but you get the … More New Oven!!!
Roopa After I impressively screwed up these doughnuts I felt compelled to make some redemption doughnuts. I had leftover buttermilk and a good night’s sleep! I read the recipe correctly this time, and made the changes based on how the last ones turned out. I also made a plain glaze, but I tried heating it to … More Chocolate Baby Doughnuts: V2
Team Shambles We had our first day of pastry school at the Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver, and it was AMAZING!! Chef Marco is super knowledgeable, and had a scientific explanation for everything he taught us. It was kind of interesting to see how much of what he taught we already knew, but it was … More First Day of Pastry School!