Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for March, 2011

March 16th, 2011 by Clarabella

Brown Butter Cinnamon Brown Sugar Monkey Bread

  I was asked the other day what it is that like like about baking/cooking. Is it the eating? Is it the construction process? Is it the challenge? Is it the making something that people enjoy? When I think about it, I am sure that its a combination of all of the above, but mostly […]

March 13th, 2011 by Clarabella

Ceviche – Courtesy of the Daring Cooks

Kathlyn of Bake Like a Ninja was our Daring Cooks’ March 2011 hostess. Kathlyn challenges us to make two classic Peruvian dishes: Ceviche de Pescado from “Peruvian Cooking – Basic Recipes” by Annik Franco Barreau. And Papas Rellenas adapted from a home recipe by Kathlyn’s Spanish teacher, Mayra. I have never had ceviche before although […]

March 11th, 2011 by Clarabella

Spaghetti with Prawns (and other good stuff)

I ache. All over. Even in my running muscles which I thought were strong. Even in muscles I didn’t know were there. Especially in mu left hamstring and right quad (in case you hadn’t noticed, I’m feeling sorry for myself – currently self medicating with red wine). I am not built for laying flooring. But […]

March 8th, 2011 by Clarabella

Caribbean Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate. Whoever invented it, thank you. You have given hundreds, thousands, hundreds of thousands of women something that can make them feel better, no matter how bad things may be. Bad day at work? Chocolate brownie. Found out your simple car service has a £600 bill attached to it? Chocolate Log. Coffee break after paining […]

March 4th, 2011 by Clarabella

Chocolate & Date Pinwheel Biscuits

It always interests me watching someone talk about something that they are passionate about. A person’s eyes light up and they become animated and happy. It also interests me what gets people passionate. Their child/dog/boyfriend/car/job/cause/etc. The range of human interest is as unlimited as the stars in the sky, and its funny how what incites strong […]