Monthly Archives: October 2013

Butternut pumpkin pie cupcakes with a pumpkin cream cheese icing for Halloween

You cannot resist this recipe for butternut pumpkin pie cupcakes with a butternut pumpkin puree cream cheese cinnamon icing.  Half healthy, half decadent, all delicious. Dense, moist, and not terribly sweet, pumpkin cupcakes aren’t part of your average birthday vanilla gang (not that there’s anything wrong with that).  These are like banana bread with a […]

Impi Challenge | Milk and Cookies SA

The Impi Challenge – 12ks with 18 obstacles

My ass hurt for 3 straight days after.  The Impi Challenge scared me. I haven’t really had upper body strength since just about ever in my life.  At gymnastics I hopped around doing back flips and cartwheels but couldn’t do a pull up for absolute shit.  Even in my “basketball days” during push-ups I’d go […]

NYC | Milk and Cookies

NYC: a handy top to do list for Tammi’s travels

Tammi has been to New York City before, but not as an adult.  Tammi is a feminist, design admirer, art curator, food lover, and fashion guru and soon to fall in sweet sweet love with New York City. Because I love Tammi and am head over heels for the delicious big apple, I made a […]

The Duck and Waffle London | Milk and Cookies

The Duck and Waffle, London

London came with a few priorities.  One to eat.  Two to see best bestie Tasty Photography.  So when good friend plus eating mosied on down to the decision table, a “no can do,” was a no can do.  The Duck and Waffle is an escapade to the top of the Heron Tower for rustic dishes […]

Nitida Wine and Sauvignon Festival | Milk and Cookies SA

Nitida and the Sauvignon Festival in Durbanville

The first Season of Sauvignon for Milk and Cookies.  My colleague, who is now an eating partner and am currently boldly committing her to a status of friendship (Girl with a Teacup I’m talking to you), once told me that wine isn’t just about the wine, it’s about what is happening when you are drinking […]

Caros Secret Dinner | Milk and Cookies SA

Caro de Waal’s Spier Secret dinner – The Magic Far Away Tree

Take a photo journey into the bewitching magical forest of culinary nostalgia created by Food24’s editor, Caro de Waal, for the annual Spier Secret Festival dinner. With every last beautiful detail, the dining room of Caro de Waal was transformed into a softly lit mystical forest with twinkly lights and woodlands creatures between the branches […]