Red Velvet Cupcakes with Buttercream Icing

  Red Velvet Cupcakes. These had been frozen. When thawed, we topped them with a rich Buttercream icing.   These are the Red Velvet Cupcakes that Mum and I made when I visited her last time. The recipe is from Tomato Cafe (see a previous post on this). The recipe made so many cupcakes that […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes: a Success With My Workmates

  The Red Velvet Cupcakes that Mum and I made from the recipe kindly given to me by Tomato Cafe, found success with my workmates. I had just enough cupcakes to share out (10). My workmates are trained to hear food packets opening and cake-tin lids being removed and sniff out foodstuffs on our floor. […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes – Using a Recipe From Tomato Cafe

  The icing hadn’t gone according to plan which was disappointing – Mum and I iced them on a hot day and the cream-cheese icing softened quickly. But the taste overall was delicious. I can stop the search for a Red Velvet Cupcake Recipe. This is the one! The cross stitch cloth under the cupcakes […]

Morning Teas for the Painters

  For the past couple of weeks Mum and her neighbour (T) have had a crew of painters painting the roof and the outside of their houses. Mum and T have been providing home-baked goods for the painters morning teas. I was introduced to the painters – “Chunks” and his Crew – last time I […]

Incredible Edible Egg-Heads (and Vampires and Wooden Pegs)

  When Mum buys a packet of eggs, the first thing she does is to pencil the use-by date on the top of each egg before placing them in the egg tray in the refrigerator. When Mum and I arrived home after a supermarket shop, I ‘prettied’ these eggs up a bit by adding faces […]