Friendship Cake…..

It’s my Birthday and I am playing Russian roulette with a new cake recipe and I am far too excited by the whole day to really get into a baking zone. The kitchen is in chaos; and my happiness endorphins after an early power walk see me as high as a kite. I look up … Continue reading

The French Laundry…..

My lavender-scented laundry starch clouds, thickens and then just as quickly clears as I stir in the hot and then the cold water. And like a modern day alchemist, I submerge each item of vintage linen into the soft, glutinous liquid which will transform the fabric from limp, everyday Damask to sharp, crisp, glamorous linen, … Continue reading