Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Pop-Up Shop Pictures and New Event Announcement

I'm pleased to say that {Sweet Fancies} Pop-Up Shop in the Park was a success! We had an amazing time and thank the family and friends who came out to support us and hang out with us at our first pop-up shop! Once the weather warms back up, we are definitely planning on doing more. If you missed {Sweet Fancies}, fear not! Gypsy Dust Vintage and I will be selling our goods at Glenview Elementary's Holiday Bazaar in Oakland. The event will take place at the school on Friday, December 9th from 3:00-7:00pm. I have not finalized my menu but we will definitely have some brownie bites, cookies and mini cupcakes. Hope to see you there!

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Delicious baked goods in a beautiful park? Yes, please!

With Katie-Lyn of Gypsy Dust Vintage

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, Molasses Spice Cookies, Sea Salt Brownie Bites and Mini Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Flowers, flour, butter and sugar

Our two shop set up

Gotta be cute

Monday, November 21, 2011

Cooking for my Bestie

A few weeks ago I visited my best friend, Ruchi in St. Louis, where she attends med school. We checked out the gorgeous fall foliage, ate frozen custard, went on a brewery tour at Anheuser-Busch, attended a lovely Thanksgiving potluck and even attended a boot camp class. The trip was especially fun since I lived in St. Louis for a few years when I was in junior high but haven’t been back in years, so everything felt both familiar and new at the same time.

18 years of friendship 

While I was there, I had a few opportunities to play in Ruch’s kitchen. For the Thanksgiving feast I made my brownies (by request) sprinkled with sea salt. The second dish was a bit more of an adventure…

The life of a medical student is pretty much filled with studying, class, and more studying, so I decided to save Ruch some time by making her food for the week. The requirements? Healthy, vegetarian and preferably with veggies. Also, whatever she happened to have with her kitchen. I ended up making something that was healthy, filling and colorful that looked and smelled as delicious as it tasted. I enjoyed it when I came home I recreated it in my own kitchen. And best of all? It’s easy. Recipe and photos after the jump. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

{Sweet Fancies} Pop-Up Shop in the Park: This Saturday!

Ever wanted to try some of the delicious things I've made here? Put in an order for the holidays? Check out some amazing vintage and handmade gifts? Come to {Sweet Fancies} Pop-Up Shop in the Park! My friend, Katie-Lyn (of Gypsy Dust Vintage) and I will be selling our goods in Codornices Park in Berkeley this Saturday, November 12th from 12-4pm. We will also be have some delicious samples. Hope to see you there!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Happy Birthday to Me!

So apparently when you’re a baker, everyone gets you desserts for your birthday. There was a serious sugar situation at my house, in the most delightful of ways. Cupcakes, brownies, frosting, macaroons….so many sweets! And, a very special heart-shaped birthday cake by my friend, Angela (and her baking assistant, Danielle). Since the cake was assembled at my house, I had the privilege of witnessing her process in action. The cake is chocolate with an espresso frosting (yum!) topped with shaved coconut and fresh raspberries. Happy birthday to me, indeed!

Cutting the top heart

Shapes together



My birthday cake!