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 October, 2010

October 14th, 2010 by Clarabella

On a Roll, or off a roll perhaps?

Our October 2010 hostess, Lori of Lori’s Lipsmacking Goodness, has challenged The Daring Cooks to stuff grape leaves. Lori chose a recipe from Aromas of Aleppo and a recipe from The New Book of Middle Eastern Food. Now I had heard of stuffed vine leaves before. I can’t remember ever having eaten them, but I […]

October 11th, 2010 by Clarabella

Macaroons – Take II

I will rarely admit it, but I don’t like being beaten at anything. Or by anything. So the last time I attempted Macarooons (and failed miserably) is a thorn in my side. It is a little black cloud of disaster that I can’t escape. Ok. Maybe I take this far too seriously. But I love […]

October 3rd, 2010 by Clarabella

My Big Fat Chocolate Bundt

I have been fascinated with the word Bundt for a long time. The first time I really heard it, thought about it as a word, was the first time that I watched My Big Fat Greek wedding a few years ago. At that time I marvelled at the absurdity of it as a word, the […]