In Sweden, the law says workers must have a break twice a day, and this usually involves an accompaniment of coffee, cake, sweets or biscuits.
The Great British Baking Show teaches me about offering and receiving friendship in a fractured world. A few weeks ago, I sat down for coffee with a family from Syria. I was teaching an English class in our apartment complex and afterward the mother of this family invited me into her home. Show More Summary
Once upon a time there was a boy and a girl, happy and in love. He liked chocolate and cheesecake and peanut butter and coffee and she, rather luckily for him, liked to bake. When they'd been married for one year, she made him a chocolate caramel cheesecake on his birthday. Show More Summary
There are plenty of weird coffee out there, but this one takes the cake. It's a so-called "smurf latte," available at a vegan café called Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne, Australia. The bright blue colour in the coffee is from a teaspoon of something called E3 live blue algae powder. Show More Summary
Seven things to think about today Galaxy doughnuts, rainbow bagels, birthday cake croissants, blue cocktails, purple coffee: The masses have rediscovered food coloring and it's all for the love of the photograph. Never before has the intersection of food, photography, and the self been so obsessive or so blatant. Show More Summary
A cultural institution, the coffee break called fika gives Swedes a chance to recharge both body and soul.
There are two types of cake that I will serve at breakfast: streusel-topped coffee cakes and moist, fruit-laden cakes. The fruity cakes could certainly be considered as dessert options, but when cakes are loaded with fruit I tend to feel that they don’t need frosting and that frosting-less cakes are very valid breakfast options (even...
Hi, We’re a group of 4 who meet in places around Canberra and the surrounding areas. We meet monthly on weekends to discuss books. We’re looking for new members to join us… If you like coffee, tea, cake, books and meeting new people, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Hope to hear from you soon!
For anyone who missed the original announcement, the Information Services Division put out an additional fax message Wednesday (#224030) On Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 1200 hours, a retirement cake and coffee will be held to celebrate the 35 year career of Chief Eugene E. Show More Summary
Madeleines are delicious little cakes that pair perfectly with coffee and tea. Though I don’t make them on a regular basis, I have quite the collection of madeleine pans that attest to my appreciation of them. If you want to get a little more use out of your madeleine pans, consider adding Madeleines: Elegant French...
If you’re preparing a weekend brunch, a homemade coffee cake is a must-make item. It’s a brunch staple because it is delicious – and this streusel-laden Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake is even more delicious than most. It is made with greek yogurt, which contributes to the dense, but tender, crumb of the cake and gives...
When confronted by a scandal, watch the rats flee: There's a fax message released today announcing the cake and coffee retirement reception for Gene Williams. Good riddance, Gene, and may your legacy be that of a stupid and incompetent cheater. Show More Summary
Busy spring means lots of snacks. Yep, this weather signals one of our busiest times of the year on the farm. Getting ready for planting time means we work hard and don't have a lot of breaks.
4.68 / 5 Stars | 30 Reviews by MissKL "The cinnamon-brown sugar-pecan topping makes this banana cake a crowd pleaser." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews
Brunch is one of my favorite meals, but it often involves a lot of last minute preparation if you are the one hosting it. Eggs, salads and baked goods all need to be prepared either just before people arrive, or just before you sit down to eat. You can help the eggs along by making...
Do you like to start the day with a cup of coffee and a donut? Kirbie of the food blog Kirbie’s Cravings is most of the way there with her donut mug cakes. She microwaved cake batter inside mugs, then used a cupcake corer—a clever tool that I had not heard of—to cut out the hole in the donut. Show More Summary
4.6 / 5 Stars | 122 Reviews by Neris "This tender coffee cake, made with fresh or frozen rhubarb, is topped with an almond streusel. Need to feed a crowd? It makes two 9-inch cakes." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews
What's wrong with the coffee? And that cake?
Today is the two-year anniversary of Mark's death. I cannot believe that is has been that long already! It seems like just last week that I was bringing him milkshakes and coffee. There really hasn't been a single day that has gone by...Show More Summary
Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of...