Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

When I was planning the table setting Monkeying Around, I discovered Monkey Bread. Where has it been all my life? It’s absolutely delicious and a really fun thing to make with small kids. Those sticky little hands can be put to such good use! The little sugar...
Monkeying Around

Monkeying Around

Cheeky, playful and cheerful. Monkeys galore. This table sprang from a combination of patterns comprising Monkey by American Atelier and a tea set from Maryland China.  Oh – and Spode Jewel as the dinner plate. The napkins featuring palm fronds were from...
Deconstructed Black Forest Cake

Deconstructed Black Forest Cake

Birthday cakes don’t always have to be in cake form. Our son, Adam, has a great fondness for Black Forest cake which is greeted with only tepid interest by most of the other family members. I thought that doing a deconstructed version for Adam’s birthday...
Blackberry Orange Mousse Cake

Blackberry Orange Mousse Cake

This seems to be the year of the blackberry. We are enjoying Blackberry Mojitos, Blackberry Champagne Cocktails and now, a Blackberry Orange Mousse Cake. There’s something delightful about the deep purple, plump, tart berries that make a wonderful transition...
Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

You’ve heard of a Kir Royale? Meet the Blackberry Champagne Cocktail. It’s a sparkling summer cocktail, rich with the fruity taste of blackberry. Also known as Creme de Mure, Blackberry Liqueur can be purchased online or through your local spirits...
Blackberry Mojito

Blackberry Mojito

It’s the summer of the blackberry. Inspired by a drink we had at The Glass Onion in Falmouth, we decided to try our hands at this refreshing beverage. The Glass Onion cocktail is made with Blackberry liqueur, and it’s delicious.   This version is made...