Tag Archives: buttermilk

Violet Candy Cupcakes

Lately I’ve been yearning to return to my site’s namesake and bake with flowers again.  It was the cookies with nasturtiums that started it all, followed by recipes with lavender, rose, hibiscus, and even petal-flecked tea (both herbal and black).  … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Rosewater Cupcakes

When I recently came across candied rose berries at a favorite market of mine, I couldn’t help but stop in my tracks.  The pastel pink beads sparkled with sweetness, and their scent was alluringly delicate and floral.  Immediately inspired, I … Continue reading

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Macadamia Cake: A Little Taste of Hawaii

I’ve never been to Hawaii, but I feel lucky to have had a few little tastes of it. My dad went there for the first time a few years ago and returned with vivid stories of roadside coffee sellers, mango-filled … Continue reading

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