Wednesday, 31 July 2013

TT: Nuts for Cake

Again, apologies for my lack of photography...

So this is my pistachio lime flourless cake with a lime and honey buttercream, because what isn't improved by buttercream?

It has a wonderful banana cakey, nutty consistency and taste rather healthy.... I say taste, I don't mean it actually IS healthy.


Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Checkerboard Cake


I have overcome fears of cake hell destruction and have successfully constructed a near masterpiece.

Yes, I won't lie to you, I'm rather chuffed at myself.

I cut, assembled and successfully achieved this -

Yes, tis not my invention and is just a lesser copy of another man's genius (I may have stole that line from the wonderful Teddy Larence from Little Women)

So behold the chocolate orange checkerboard cake.

Obviously, it isn't a perfect cake but as first attempts go I couldn't be happier.

Hope we are all watching The Great Australian Bakeoff - it is seriously making Tuesday night so very very sweet!

See you Friday for I feel it mandatory to talk the now mother of yet to be named prince.


Sunday, 14 July 2013


It's getting old, I'm not consistent and you shall all have to accept that for now.

I have spent the last few hours trying to make this site pretty (again) and I have been thinking about this for a while now and so it has been done.

I have indeed dropped the name Papilio and I am now solely Alicia Moo.

Yes, yes, I have followed in the footsteps of many before me and I have shamefully decided my name is all the world shall know.

It is after all the one and only thing that belongs to you and a name is your identity in itself, so why not advertise it.

I hope you like it and I will most certainly see you on Tuesday.

In other news:

My life has been a little of the same old green grass - there is really not that much to complain about, my tv viewing is fantastic, my internship - a blast, my time cooking has been somewhat extended and my ability to spend cash on food and fashion is indeed still very much an issue.

Kisses and well wishes.


Wednesday, 3 July 2013

TT: carrots

Weeks are just going by much to fast for leisurely life and alas this is again a day late.

This week I embarked on a different sort of carrot cake - flour free and full of goodies - walnuts, almonds and spices ahoy! Ad a dash of lemon to the cream cheese frosting and you've got a delicious little number. I found it tasted better after a nice sleep in the fridge.

Hope you all have been reading the wonderful stories at and can't wait to see you Friday.