Alfred and Constance

I recently visited Alfred and Constance for a friend’s birthday celebration. It was her choice of venue (after reading a lot of reviews online) and based on our experience, it was a brilliant choice. Located at the corner of Alfred and Constance Street, it is not hard to guess where they got their name. Parking … Continue reading

Pink Ribbon Day 2013

Of all the fundraising bakes that I have done this year, my favourite is the Pink Ribbon Day. The answer is quite obvious! It’s my favourite colour and I can easily whip something pink out from my pantry. 🙂 I found a pink ribbon cookie cutter from Wheel & Barrow a few weeks ago and … Continue reading

Mooncakes

Mooncake Festival a. k. a. Mid-Autumn festival is approaching and my girlfriends & I decided to have a go at making mooncakes.  Mooncake is a Chinese pastry, traditionally eaten during this festival.  Our contemporary celebration revolves around a feast with family and friends and eating mooncakes.   If there are kids around we would also … Continue reading

Sweets for the sweet spirited

Last weekend we celebrated Mother’s Day to honour the mothers and mother-figures in our midst. We put up a spread of sweets in church for the enjoyment of the mothers. It is a special day for them and we wanted them to feel likewise. The sweets menu for the day was: Coconut Ice Milk and … Continue reading