September 7th, 2013

  Our 8 year old birthday girl opted for her favourite dessert this year, bread & butter pudding, instead of her usual request for a birthday cake of architectural significance (accompanied by wildly high expectations of her mother’s cake decoration skills).   Yay!  But I couldn’t help myself and went ahead and made some cute […]

May 27th, 2013

  Have I mentioned my long-standing fetish for caramel?  Yes, well I have to admit it is still travelling along in fine form.  It’s kind of nice to have such a staunch quality in my personality that it may be relied upon, no questions asked. You often hear people these days saying that they are […]

May 15th, 2013

    Sometimes it’s all in the finishing touches, isn’t it?  The artwork on the wall.  The gravy on the mashed potatoes.  The handbag and shoes with the outfit.  The cherry on top.  The icing on the cake.  The silky fructose free chocolate ganache drizzled liberally over the (nearly anything), dripping artistically down the sides.  Oozing […]

May 6th, 2013

  Our tiny daughter  Brienne isn’t really very tiny anymore.  Today she is 2.  It’s hard to believe that much time has gone past since she joined our family, but there it is.   I always try to make a special cake for my kids birthdays.  I’m a bit of an artsy fartsy girl at […]

April 23rd, 2013

   I have a little obsession with caramel going on at the moment.  Although really, it’s been a bit of a longstanding one, not just a recent affliction.  Fructose free peanut brittle is just the latest caramel incarnation to find it’s way into my kitchen — via heaps of sticky experimentation.  It’s a good one […]


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