Good morning fellow cake lovers. As usual, I won’t offer excuses as to why I haven’t been blogging, save to say that unfortunately I have a whole lot of non cake-related activities going on. Anyway, I have been thinking about y’all, so until I have a new recipe, here are some pictures for now. Have … [Read more…]
I just felt like posting some recent pictures today… A walk on Sea Point promenade, and cake pops from Ma Maire Maison at the Neighborgoods Market. The Biscuit Mill on a sunny Saturday, breakfast at Sidewalk Café in Vredehoek. Silvermine Nature Reserve, and macarons from Cassis (pistachio, caramel and chocolate). Mmmm. American pancakes I made … [Read more…]
It was my birthday on Monday! True story. I feel a bit like I’m letting you guys down though… I haven’t been taking nearly enough photos of baked goods lately. I even had a birthday tea party on Saturday with Oreo cupcakes and lemon meringue and everything, but I was so busy birthday-ing that I … [Read more…]
I love posting snaps from my cell phone camera every now and again. Here is the fifth installment. Enjoy. Some vanilla cupcakes I made, and the road to Silvermine Nature Reserve. A ceramic horsey (too awesome, isn’t he?) from one of my cleverest friends, and a cupcake t-shirt from two other wonderful friends. Queen of Tarts treats … [Read more…]
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying a relaxing holiday. Some photos, from the top: 1) train trip to Kalk Bay, 2) cuties in my kitchen, 3) white chocolate cupcakes made by my friend Marina, 4) a find from a second hand book stall in Greyton, 5) scones and tea at … [Read more…]
I had my wisdom teeth taken out on Friday (chipmunk face alert!) and so I’ve been at home all weekend watching the Great British Bake-off and the BBC’s Human Planet (both of which are amazing). Anyway, hopefully I’m all better today. Here are some photos of nice things I discovered from the depths of my … [Read more…]
This week has definitely been above average in busyness. Hence my lack of blog posts. But, as I get ready to go away for the weekend (yay!) here are some rad things that you should know about: My marshmallow article for Spatula magazine. My retro baking Pinterest board – remember upside down pineapple cake? Food … [Read more…]
… would include: drinking two glasses of champagne, eating chocolate mousse and being transported by a horse and cart! 🙂 But, I did all of that last Friday morning at the Moir’s Morning Tea event. Moir’s invited a bunch of foodies to introduce us to their new biscuit range, and they sure went out of their … [Read more…]
I like posting some of the pictures I take with my cellphone camera every now and again. So here goes another edition 🙂 A cupcake and a little artwork, both from Bean in Love in Paarl. It is such a nice coffee shop. Pretzel M&M’s from a friend who’s just come back from the States … [Read more…]
What an awesome weekend – a supper with delicious burgers and nice friends at Hudsons, two awesome birthday parties, rugby watching, a lot of House, grocery shopping, family lunch AND I made cupcakes for the kids in my sister’s maths class. Here are a few pictures for Monday morning. Not really related to anything I … [Read more…]
I thought I’d just post a few random shots of lovely things I’ve come across over the past few weeks… Delicious South American Milk Cake from Nook Eatery in Stellenbosch. I almost died! You can get the recipe HERE. And a Red Velvet cupcake, also from Nook. I bout these awesome pyrex dishes from Nest, … [Read more…]
So if you live in Cape Town, you’ll know that we’ve been having a bit of a mini summer in the middle of winter over here. It’s been AMAZING. Last week Friday two little friends of mine came over for a fun day. We made rainbow cupcakes, had a picnic, picked flowers and climbed a … [Read more…]
On Wednesday I was in the CBD, so I popped into Field Office for a cup of coffee, and afterwards to Charly’s Bakery for this cupcake. Both were delicious.
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Sometimes when I’m out and about, I like to take photos of my coffee with my cellphone. So, this Wednesday, I’m posting some for you to have a look at. Top: 7am coffee at the Field Office in the CBD – delicious. Middle: Hot chocolate and a cupcake from Knead, Muizenberg. Bottom: Flat white from … [Read more…]
I went to the lovely Skermunkil shop the other day to buy this awesome brooch for a friend’s birthday present. I love going to Muizenberg, I love pretty things and I LOVE Skermunkil, so it was quite a rad outing.