Last night I went to FoodieMeet Bake-Off at Samovar Room in Toronto. This was the first time I attended a ‘foodie meet’, but it was pretty sweet (heh, pun intended).
Most of Toronto’s food bloggers were there, and we were all required to bring home-made baked goodies that embodied the evenings theme– escaping Toronto for the holidays.
To me, this was not an easy task, but I ended up bringing my interpretation of ‘petit fours’…yes, interpretation, because they completely diverge from the traditional. In exchange for a $ 25 donation to the Stop Food Centre, guests received four treat tickets and one ballot– these tickets could then be exchanged for any treat you fancied. The prizes were pretty great, but I had my eye on the ‘Cookin’ with Coolio‘ cook book (;does anyone feel like trading this brilliant book for a bottle of pinot?). More details about the foodie meet and attendees here.
Oh.. and can someone please get me that recipe for the BACON BLONDIES? I’m in withdrawl.
*Kudos to Suresh and Andriea who organized the event, I thought it was pretty successful… just next time, please don’t put me in the ‘professional’ category… I’m not quite there:p
Here were some of my ‘neighbors’ treats… and potentially the cause of my sugar high. (@sarahbhood,@spradicity,@sweetescapes, @cakeordeathca)
Kristin from @CakeorDeathCa made this brilliant St.Lawrence Market Cake. The pictures don’t do it justice.
These were Catherine’s (Sugar-Baking.com) pina colada/fererro rocher cupcakes… didn’t get a chance to try them, but how adorable?
This was my little set up. Now you know what I mean by ‘interpretation’ of petit fours. I really have to try these again sometime.. the traditional way. Sugar decoration tutorial will follow:)