Category Archives: baking

cranberry cake with toasted almonds

cranberry cake with toasted almonds

This takes 20 minutes to prepare, looks deceivingly healthy, and tastes delicious. If you don’t have Amaretto on hand, almond extract works pretty well. Recipe from Bob Vivant.

maple tuile cookies

maple tuile cookies

This is a four-ingredient cookie, yo!

matcha shortbread Android cookies

Android cookies

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen’s green tea shortbread sandwich cookies, I made Android-shaped matcha shortbread cookies for the Google Nexus challenge to make something geeky & edible. Then we had an apple vs. Droid cookie battle. Here is the finished product:

Bakesale for Japan in Berkeley: the details

Red Velvet Brownie Bites made for Bakesale in Japan in Berkeley

After an afternoon of grocery shopping and a nearly restless night of baking, frosting and packaging, I finished making three things for Bakesale for Japan in Berkeley: 1 Flourless Chocolate Cake 8 boxes of Red Velvet Brownie Bites 1 poorly … I’m hungry! {read more}

I’m baking for Bakesale for Japan in Berkeley this Saturday!

Bakesale for Japan logo

This Saturday (April 2nd), I’ll be participating in Bakesale for Japan. I can’t tell you how excited I am, so you’ll just have to stop by Gioia Pizzeria (1586 Hopkins St.) from 10a. -2p.┬áto buy awesome baked goods or say … I’m hungry! {read more}