By Ducky – October 27, 2010
A trip to Japan is a must! 100% Chocolate Cafe in Tokyo has a different chocolate for every day of the year. Who wouldnt want 365 days of chocolate? A chocolate lovers paradise! The tab letter packages can be customized with your choice of letters and it doesn’t stop there. The new edition are mini chocolate cakes. Must go to Japan NOW!
By Ducky – October 26, 2010
I’m bummed I missed Artisanal L.A this past weekend and even more bummed I did not get to try I heart pies. How cute is their logo and design!? I’m totally in awe and can’t wait to try some of their pies. It’s refreshing to see people starting sustainable businesses locally and having fun with it.
By Ducky – October 18, 2010
Benjie just returned from New York and my one request was to bring me back some black&white cookies, a New York staple. He brought me back 4 cookies, two traditional black and whites, an orange and black (Halloween themed?) and a red velvet from William Greenberg Jr. So what ‘s the difference between a regular cookie and a B&W one? Basically it’s like a cake in cookie form. The inside is cakey and the top is covered 50/50 in vanilla and chocolate frosting. See why I am a fan?
I have to admit I had my first black&white cookie in Chicago at Bennison’s Bakery and I loved it! So I was excited to get the real deal from NY. Unlike the first one I tried, these ones were extremely cake like, no cookie crunch outside. Either way I’m still a fan of the cake cookies and it’s true the best bite is in the middle.
Update: The Red Velvet b&w cookie is ridiculous good- half cream cheese frosting & half milk chocolate frosting on red velvet cake.
There is a good and simple recipe for the cookies at Salad in a Jar and I will attempt to make them soon. To be continued.
By Ducky – October 13, 2010
The cookie boy from Japan makes and sells customized sugar cookies. The site is all in Japanese but the layout and photos are awesome.
By Ducky – October 10, 20101 Comment
By Ducky – October 9, 2010
As you can see I am on a ice cream kick. Check out Bake Greek’s beautiful ice cream cone sugar cookies. I always appreciate a nicely decorated sugar cookie. Now go practice your pipping skills or you can always watch some of Bake Greek’s tutorials.
By Ducky – October 5, 2010
By Ducky – October 5, 2010
KoKo Candles, “Handmade Candles for the Non-Boring” based in Los Angeles has just beat me to the punch with their food themed candles. The candles are made with paraffin beeswax soy and gel, which give them a realistic texture. The ice cream cones, cupcakes and mac and cheese are my favorite, you can’t even tell they are candles. They would make a great gift for the food lover in your life. The packaging is done really well also, check out the DIY Mac & Cheese.