Frozen!

My cake journey began a long time back. I was fascinated by baking as early as 12, and would eagerly pour through cookbooks and recipes looking for simple things to bake. But while my cakes slowly began to taste good, my finishing left much to be desired. “Rustic” was a polite and politically correct way…

One Year and Still Blogging!

It’s been a year folks! *rubbing eyes in disbelief* Yes, I’ve been rambling on for a year now and I actually have readers who aren’t just family and friends. Friends and family who’ve been cajoled, persuaded, bribed, threatened 🙂 Sometimes when I look at my statistics (stopped studying it 30 years back in college, but…

Jake and the Neverland Pirates

J.M. Barrie wrote Peter Pan in 1911. A much loved classic about the boy who wouldn’t grow up. Walt Disney who loved the story, wanted to make an eponymous movie on the story. His plan was that Peter Pan would be his second full length animated movie, after Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. After…

Blushing octopi

    My first post…. J & D had invited us over for dinner. They have two little twin boys who are a joy to spend time with. Smart, sweet and active! They also LOVE cake. I wanted to take them something that each could enjoy, equally, with no fights breaking out. So here’s what…