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It’s Mardi Gras / Pancake Day

Happy Mardi Gras, Pancake Day or Tuesday! Whatever you're celebrating, have a wonderful day. Here in my house, we're celebrating a combination of Pancake Day and Mardi Gras. In November 2013, my best friend and I travelled to New Orleans, Louisiana as part of my 30th birthday celebrations. Here we sang karaoke at Cat's Meow, drank Hurricanes, ate PoBoys, explored the swamps, had [...]

Hey Mango

It's midnight and I'm inadvertently launching pieces of mango around my kitchen. I love a ripe mango as much as the next person and lord knows I've been waiting for this mango and it's been waiting for me. It's traveled many, many miles on top of it's already extensive journey from it's country of origin (maybe Kenya), as through poor forward planning it has [...]

The Tom Selleck Cake Returns

Last week, just before I was about to go on holiday, I received a comment on this very blog, as well as a message through Facebook, regarding a cake I made to celebrate my buddy, Laura's, 30th birthday. The message was a request to use a photo of the cake on the CBS show, The Talk. The cake featured an icing image of [...]

Cupcake Selection

I've been getting involved in one of the more fun aspects of my job today, picking cupcakes! We don't send cupcakes very often, but every now and then a team or person will go above and beyond and then some for us so we can deliver a project on time. When this happens, whoever is running the project has the happy task of [...]

Will It Blend?

Just played my own little round of 'will it blend' with some radishes and carrots whilst preparing my salad based lunch for tomorrow. I'm sure my housemates appreciated the gentle hum of the blender as they attempted to sleep - sorry! Anyway, I know these BlendTec videos are a bit old now, but I still love them. Here's one of my favourites. [youtube=http://youtu.be/l69Vi5IDc0g]

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