Yotam Ottolenghi’s Cauliflower Cake

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Since its release in 2014, one recipe from Ottelenghi’s Plenty More has been receiving an awful lot of attention – cauliflower cake. It’s one of the first recipes I bookmarked as well, and it only took me about 18 months to get around to making it. Sadly, for me, that’s not too long.

I was so intrigued by this recipe, mostly because here in the U.S. anything with “cake” in it is expected to be sweet and is reserved to dessert or the occasional breakfast. This cake, however, adorned with beautiful purple onion rings, clearly this  was a different story. This brave  cake was not going the route of cowardly zucchini bread where the cook takes care to hide vegetable’s flavor beneath layers of sugar, spice, and butter.  Continue reading

thursday things – oreos, cheerios, and a giveaway

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I got my hands on some fancy Strawberry Shortcake Oreos and I have to say… they didn’t suck. They have a super artificial sweet scent that reminded me of my childhood. I would have lived inside that strawberry-scented bag but instead I just pulled the Oreos from their delightful-smelling home and devoured them. Dipped in milk they tasted just like Crunchberries (which I took as a good thing). Continue reading

Sansa’s Lemon Cakes (a Game of Thrones recipe)

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It’s that time of year again, everyone. Summer may be right around the corner, but winter is definitely coming my friends! Those of you familiar with the popular Game of Thrones show (or books) will know all about lemon cakes, which are constantly referred to as Sansa Stark’s favorite treat. Continue reading

thursday things – powerpuff girls, freshybag, cookie monster, and more!

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Apparently they just brought the Powerpuff Girls back and I’m so pumped I can’t even handle it. To promote the show’s return, Cartoon Network launched a “Powerpuff Yourself” site where you can create your own Powerpuff avatar and I gotta say, it’s pretty spot-on, if I do say so myself.  Continue reading

Baked, Occasionally – Coconut Sheet Cake

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It’s the first Monday of the month, and you know what that means! Time for another #BakedOccasionally, when my good friend Shannon from A Periodic Table and I team up to make something delicious from the latest book from New York’s Baked bakery – Baked Occasions. Continue reading