A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
(Part 2) – Continuation of Pretty Pui’s Surprise Party
I’ve always had a fascination for prettily decorated cupcakes. I’m not sure if it’s a girly thing because I’ve seen guys look gleefully at them before. Perhaps it’s the anticipation of bite-sized goodness in a gorgeously wrapped package.
I’ve tried loads of commercially produced cupcakes and felt that it was time for a change. So when I found out about Audrey and her delicious cupcakes, I sent her an email immediately. Her prompt reply accompanied by pictures of her works of art sealed the deal for me.
Since we had chosen a pink and white theme for Pretty Pui’s party at My Elephant, it was only apt to have cupcakes with the same colour theme. A couple of emails flew back and forth and we finally decided on a garden theme with pink and white flowers and bits of pastel blue to provide some contrast. I didn’t want it to be overly sweet, so I chose a dark chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting. (For those who don’t care much for the bitter edge, there is a milk chocolate option that goes very well with chocolate frosting for a rich chocolate cupcake experience.)
With Christmas around the corner, now would be a great time to try Audrey’s cupcakes. You can reach Audrey at audreyCML@gmail.com.
Food, for me, is a means to an end and not an end in itself.
Food, for me, represents the love of family, the fellowship of friends, and the community and communality it brings.