“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.”
~ Jim Davis, 20th-Century American Actor
When I was a child, everyone was crazy about chocolate cake. It seemed to be the star of every birthday party, along with the balloons, presents and pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey.
Myself, I’ve never been extremely partial to […]
Posted in desserts, recipes on April 29th, 2010 3 Comments »
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”
~ Charles M. Schultz, Cartoonist & “Charlie Brown” Creator
Who doesn’t love sweets? Well, okay, maybe someone out there doesn’t…but that someone is definitely NOT me. In fact if it is anything baked, be it savory or sweet, I simply cannot say no […]
Posted in desserts, product reviews on February 20th, 2009 No Comments »
“Everyone eats and drinks, but few appreciate taste.”
~ Confucius, Chinese Philosopher (551-479 BC)
First things first, this product is only available in Europe, to the best of my knowledge. It is a soya version of pudding (a.k.a. Custard.)
Provamel Soya Dessert is vegan and organic. It’s made by the same folks who make Alpro Soy Milk.
“Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.”
~ Steve Almond, American Fiction Writer
This is the mother of all cakes, made for my favorite season, Autumn. And for me the best spiritual harvest of the year is in the cool and leaf-strewn time between my two favorite holidays, Halloween and Thanksgiving. […]
Posted in desserts, recipes, sweets on August 29th, 2008 4 Comments »
“The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.”
~Anatole France, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1921
Somehow, it didn’t seem appropriate to call this a bread.
I tried that tact when I first made it but Papa agreed that it was far too sweet and moist to […]