Monthly Archives April 2011

Bacon and maple syrup

bacon snap baskets with maple mousse

I’ve seen plenty of quirky recipes before for sweets and baked goods containing bacon – chocolates, cupcakes, donuts etc. At first glance, the idea makes me a little squeamish – bacon does not belong in a dessert, right? But… sweet and salty can play very nicely together sometimes… and bacon surely makes any dish taste […]

Easter weekend

carrot cake with cream cheese icing

Easter is here. This means a long weekend yippeee!!!! I’m looking forward to sunshine, chilling out with good friends, hot cross buns, chocolate, and perhaps a sleep-in if I’m lucky. Of course, Easter is also a special holiday to me, a time to reflect on the immoderate and undeserved grace of God. Not to …