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8 posts tagged: "Dessert"

To Touch the Clouds

To Touch the Clouds

This is a fable-like story about a girl’s adventure to touch the clouds and how her journey triggers the journeys of the individuals she meets along the way. Recipe is Banana Banana Bread.

Stuart the Apple Tree

Stuart the Apple Tree

Have you ever read Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree? It asks us to think about the appropriate relationship between human beings and nature. This story is my exploration of that question. Meet Nilo and his friend Stuart, the apple tree. Food pairing is French Apple Tart.

The Brown Packaging Paper

The Brown Packaging Paper

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! This is a story about a new piece of brown packaging paper on its first delivery job. However, throughout the delivery process, the paper starts to struggle with the reality of the profession – that being packaging paper can be a thankless job. Luckily, not all folks see things in the same way and that is often how creativity is born. Food pairing is Lemon Pound Cake.

Kitara’s Tea Party

Kitara’s Tea Party

In Kitara’s Tea Party, a fox finds a snake blocking the only path through the mountain. All she has is her wits and a picnic basket. How will she make it to her party? Food pairing is lavender snickerdoodle cookies.

Annalise and the Sky

Annalise and the Sky

In Annalise and the Sky, an eight year old albino girl finds a piece of the sky and discovers that it comes from the other side of the world. Follow her on her journey of independence, curiosity and bravery. When Annalise sleeps, the boundaries between her imagination and reality blur, and she is faced with a life-changing decision. Food pairing is Cherry Cobbler.

Ollie and the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ollie and the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ollie and the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie is inspired by my journey to try and find the single undisputed, unanimous perfect cookie recipe that existed only in my imagination. That is until I discovered the secret. Food pairing is my perfect chocolate chip cookie – with dark chocolate and pecans.

Just Space

Just Space

This poem was inspired by my appreciation for all the wonderful spaces that life has to offer. I wanted to celebrate the simple things that bring me joy – and scones with tea is one of them. Food pairing with this story is Apricot Coconut Scones.

Cloud City Cool Moon

Cloud City Cool Moon

This poem was inspired by a trip to Portland, Oregon – the land of coffee and chocolate. It describes a rainy evening in the city vs. the countryside and how both experiences turn to the comfort of food at the end of the night. Food pairing with this story is Dark Chocolate Mug Cake.