On this dark night, with my illuminated pumpkin grinning out at the night and a witch’s hat perched on my head, I thought I would write a little post combining a few of my favourite things: food & drink, books and Hallowe’en.
Tamora Pierce (apparently pronounced like ‘camera’ – I’ve been saying it wrong for over a decade…whoops!!)
(Featured image – Beatrix’s own)
As the 28th July 2016 marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, I felt that this week’s author spotlight spot could not go to anyone else.
I thought that I would take a trip down memory lane and look at some of the books from my childhood that really stuck in my mind as being memorable or being important to me in some way.
Dragons and Jetpacks member Audrey is a baking wizard, and has been showing us some of her pretty amazing science-fiction and fantasy themed cakes over on the Geeky Bakery thread.
She has kindly sent in some pictures of her creations to share with you here:
For the Whovians Continue reading “Little Shop of…Cakes!”
Over on Dragons & Jetpacks we have a thread (Geeky Bakery) devoted to all things geeky to come out of the kitchen.
It is a place to share (read ‘politely brag’) about the awesome things we have created that have been inspired by the books we have read, games we have played and films and TV we have watched…
…and we have some super talented people! Book-shaped cakes, Haunted House cakes, biscuits and faerie cakes… I must stop or I will start to drool – go check it out and show us your bakes!
I love food and books so what better than food inspired by the books we love. I often find that food and feasts are so well described in science-fiction and fantasy, it really immerses you in the cultures and situations of the story and you can almost taste the food as you read.
Continue reading “Here be dragons…”