Cake Inspiration, New Music, & Lovely Things


After taking a cake decorating class last Spring, I can appreciate the hard work that goes into something like this even more…

The Royal Wedding Cake
Crazy, eh?
These inspire me to further my cake decorating education/skill.
This lovely-sounding Elderflower Lemon Cake, spotted on the Kitchn. I’m in love with elderflower anything and this seems fitting with a hot cup of tea on a Spring afternoon. Here’s also a recipe for Elderflower Jam Tassies (meaning “small cup” in Scottish). Looks like I need to purchase some of this sometime soon…
“Throughout the history of civilization, food has been more than simple necessity. In countless cultures, it has been livelihood, status symbol, entertainment – and passion. In the GREAT FOOD series, Penguin brings you the finest food writing from the last 400 years, and opens the door to the wonders of every kitchen.”
I would like to collect and read all of these, please. Thanks.
The cover artist is a genius. So in love with her reinvention of covers for classics. Gorgeous!
(She’s the woman that’s been making these also, if they look familiar to you…)
A few are already available on Amazon but some will take awhile to be printed here as they are from the UK.
A few I’m particularly excited for:
Ahh I’m dying to read them all!
Also now lusting after this F. Scott Fitzgerald collection:
Music I’m really enjoying lately…
Ok, back to studying for midterms.
More Portland food porn soon.

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