RED WINE

Red Wine Photograph by Ecoseasons

“Photography is the art of exposing the soul” @Paul

FREE VERSE

SO VERY FRENCH…

PINOT NOIR FIZZLING WITH A DASH OF PERRIER QUENCHES THE THIRST

ON THE SIDE IS CRUSTY FRENCH BREAD SLATHERED WITH FRESH HERB GOAT CHEESE

THIS DELECTABLE ‘GOUTE’ WAS MY GRANDMOTHER’S REMEDY FOR ANY AILMENT

…yum…my favorite aperitif¬† moment with a good swallow of red wine…

 

CENTURY OF CAKES

A CENTURY OF CAKES

THERE IS A HISTORY OF BAKING CAKES FOR 100 YEARS

LET’S SEE IF YOUR FAVORITE CAKE COINCIDES WITH THE TIME YOUR WERE BORN?

1910’s – VICTORIA SPONGE CAKE FULL OF STRAWBERRY JAM

1920’s – LADY BALTIMORE CAKE WITH FRUITS AND NUTS

1930’s – ORANGE CAKE DELIGHTFULLY MOIST AND CITRUSY

1940’s – CHIFFON CAKE FLUFFED AIRY WITH EGG WHITES

1950’s – GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH COCONUT AND PECANS

1960’s – PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE WITH MARASCHINO CHERRIES

1970’s – CARROT CAKE WITH SPICES AND CREAM CHEESE ICING

1980’s – MISSISSIPPI CHOCOLATE MUD PIE

1990’s – THE DOLL CAKE SHAPED LIKE A DRESS

2000’s – TRES LECHES CAKE MADE FROM THREE TYPES OF MILK

2010’s – THE NAKED CAKE FANCIFULLY DECORATED WITH LIGHT ICING

NOW, ARE YOU READY TO BAKE ONE OF THESE CAKES?  I AM!

happy baking…your scribe for love