Roopa My boss got married!! Very exciting! I have managed to miss baking something for his last three birthdays so I felt like a marriage cake was appropriate compensation. Note that this was a celebratory marriage cake and not actually a wedding cake. He loves carrot cake, so I decided on this carrot cake recipe … More Carrot Cake
Roopa It’s my good friend Chris’ birthday!! Last year I was over 8 months late with his birthday cake – I know, I know – so I promised him a more timely birthday cake this year. Last year he gave me a Tasty video of what he wanted, and I harassed him incessantly about how … More Lemon Cake with Coconut Icing
Roopa It’s wedding time! To recap, my friend Gina asked me to make her wedding cake last year, and of course I said yes. Her and Alex wanted a three tier lemon raspberry cake with a “messy” buttercream finish. I’m not all that confident with my fondant skills, so this worked for the best. I did … More Raspberry Lemon Wedding Cake
Roopa This was definitely a very interesting recipe. It certainly tasted great, but it was a very different texture than the average cake thanks to the almond flour and polenta. We layered (not gluten free) streusel on the top and bottom of the cake, so if you want the cake to be gluten free, leave … More Polenta Almond Cake with Streusel
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!!!
Alana It’s official. As of today, Roopa and I are both registered to attend two classes at the Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver! Ever since Roopa moved out West we’ve been hoping for an opportunity to take a class or two at the PTCV, and the opportunity has finally arisen! There are various programs offered, … More Chateau Gateau Goes to School!