Sweet Links of the Week April 11th!

Friday 11th April 2014 - 3:20:51 PM

A Taste of Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery! (Eater)
Chocolate Matzo Cake at Zucker’s! (Serious Eats)
A Trip to Cafe Sabrasky! (NYC, Style, & a Little Cannoli)
Citrus Four Ways at Jean Georges! (Serious Eats)
All About Palm Sugar! (Cakespy)
 Choice Streets Tickets are on Sale Now! 


Passover Sweets Ideas!

Tuesday 8th April 2014 - 8:50:36 PM

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photo courtesy of Financier Patisserie

Passover is almost here again, and I have some sweet tips for you!

As always,  your completely Kosher for Passover needs for gifts, sweets, and cakes can be filled Oh! Nuts. Get those orders in by Thursday April 10th for them!

William Greenberg has a whole Kosher selection (including Apple Macaroon Cake) at their Passover store!

Financier Patisserie is getting into the Passover game with Chocolate Raspberry Flourless Cake (pictured above), Matzo Des Sables Aux Amandes, and lots of other treats. (Please note that Financier’s Passover treats are not certified Kosher or Kosher for Passover.)

Robicelli’s also has their Easter / Passover order form up, so don’t miss it!

Jacques Torres chocolate covered Matzo is crazy good! I wish they had it all year ’round!


Sweet Links of the Week- April 4th!

Friday 4th April 2014 - 11:48:31 AM

Butter & Scotch Have Found a Location! (Eater)
General Assembly’s Eclair! (Serious Eats)
Basque Macarons! (Grub St.)
Bakeable Kit Kat Pizza! (First We Feast)


Sweet Links of the Week March 29th!

Saturday 29th March 2014 - 12:08:02 PM

Update on the Cronut line! (Eater)
Pies ‘n’ Thighs Coming to Canal St.! (Grub St.)
Bakeable Kit Kats! (RocketNews24)
Inside Sockerbit! (Serious Eats) 
The Cupcake ATM has arrived in NYC! (Just Desserts NYC)


Exclusive Robicelli’s Comic!

Friday 28th March 2014 - 3:35:22 AM

Hurray! The Robicelli’s book, Robicelli’s: A Love Story, with Cupcakes: With 50 Decidedly Grown-Up Recipes, is here! I thought it would be fun to share these comic pages I collaborated on with Allison when the book was in the pitching stage. These pages are not in the book, but I think they’ll give you a good idea of the fun tone of the book!robcomfin1a

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The book got a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly!  I had a blast drawing Allison’s script for some recipe comics. This book is going to be hilarious and packed with great recipes!

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Sweet Links of the Week – March 22nd!

Saturday 22nd March 2014 - 11:08:37 AM

Robicelli’s Twin Peaks Week is  Happening!
Coffee and Tea Fest is Happening!
Dominique Ansel Pastry Phenom-o-Matic Game! (Grub St.)
Zunda Kit Kats! (RocketNews24)
Macaron Parlour’s New Sweets! (Serious Eats)
Creepy Cake Inspired by “The Thing”! (First We Feast)
Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ Brooklyn Public Library Café is Open! (Grub St.)


Macaron Madness!

Thursday 20th March 2014 - 2:10:41 AM

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Financier Patisserie is running a Macaron Madness bracket game. Play via this survey or fill out a bracket sheet at one of their shops. Whoever gets the highest score wins a year of macarons!  Winners will be chosen the week of April 14 and announced in Financier’s shops on their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Financier’s  Sweet 16 match ups are as follows:
  • White Chocolate v. Jasmine
  • Salted Caramel v. Lavender
  • Banana Crème Pie v. Black & White Cookie
  • Honey v. Chili Chocolate
  • Champagne v. Maple Syrup
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly v. Early Grey Tea
  • Sports Drink v. Chai Latte
  • S’Mores v. Fennel

Sweet Links of the Week – March 14th!

Friday 14th March 2014 - 2:36:53 AM

Mendl’s Recipe from Grand Budapest Hotel! (First We Feast)
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake at Vegan Divas! (Serious Eats)
Inside Laduree Soho! (Serious Eats)

Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Are Here! (Eataku)
Patisserie Tomoko in Brooklyn! (Oh How Civilized)


Schlock Treatment – The Apple!

Monday 10th March 2014 - 12:33:22 AM

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This week, I had the pleasure of appearing again on the hilarious Schlock Treatment podcast! This time, we covered the ’80s cheese-fest – The Apple! I’ve also put together a Top 10 Divas of Schlock list for the occasion. Feel free to chime in with your own favorites in the comments of the post!


Sweet Links of the Week – March 7th!

Friday 7th March 2014 - 3:13:07 AM

Ice Cream Cleanse! (First We Feast)
Blackhound is Closing! (Eater)
Ansel’s Cookie and Milk Shots! (Grub St.)
Gluten-Free Cakes at By The Way! (Serious Eats)
Time for Purim Treats! (Oh!Nuts)