Maroc: Living in Days of Blood and Starlight

Maroc: Living in Days of Blood and Starlight

I will unabashedly admit that my entire Moroccan experience last June was most definitely inspired by Laini Taylor. Largely, by her Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy. Much like Prague had been (which I talked about extensively some years ago!). Once I read about Arabian sunsets and camel-rides in deserts, once I got a taste of what [...]

Mango Madness, Pt. 2

Mango Madness, Pt. 2

The mango cake rears its head again! Honestly, this is a reprise of the first mango cake I'd made, but with several changes. Now, mangoes aren't in season at the moment, and I'm only sorry that I couldn't find any really ripe mangoes at the moment to take this recipe to the next level. That [...]