Archive for the ‘Cake’ Category

posted by on Bakery, Cake, Chelsea, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies, Cupcakes

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The weather has been so up and down lately that whenever I can catch a warm day, I try to make the most of it. And so a couple weekends ago, when the clouds parted and I could finally feel warmth on my skin (I’ve missed you, Sun!), my boyfriend and I decided to take [...]

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Even though I grew up just 20 minutes from Philadelphia, I always considered myself more of a New York gal. But with some of my best friends living there now, I’m trying to make more of an effort to visit and try the burgeioning restaurant scene. Last week, while home for the holidays, we celebrated [...]

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I hit up Spot Dessert Bar on St. Marks this week yet again, and this time, I fell in love with the chocolate banana pudding. My boyfriend got the white miso semifreddo, which we had eyed last time, but it has the whole salty-sweet thing going on, and that’s not really my cup of tea. [...]

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Isn’t she loooovely? Isn’t she wonderful? Stevie Wonder may have been singing about a lady in his life, but I’m singing about this red velvet cake I made for my friends’ joint birthdays last week. It was my first time making a two-layer cake from scratch and even though the icing job isn’t super clean [...]

posted by on Cafe, Cake, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Ice cream, Pie, Vegging Out, West Village

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Much like peanut butter and jelly, La Lanterna and a cold winter night go together seamlessly. In fact, I’ve never been to this West Village restaurant when it wasn’t cold. It’s a quiet spot with a door that’d make you think you were entering a house. But when you set foot inside, you first see [...]

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The one often frustrating thing I often deal with is the meager dessert selection at vegetarian restaurants. For some reason, the chefs there think that what we want is a sundae made of mochi, seitan and sprinkled cardamom. Well, not that exactly, but today’s dessert special at Angelica Kitchen is Hibiscus Kanten Parfait, so you [...]