No-Bake Chocolate Biscuit Cake

April 28th, 2012  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate

No-Bake Chocolate Biscuit Cake

No-bake chocolate biscuit cake is a staple in almost every Turkish mother’s repertoire.

Turns out, we’ve all been eating like royalty! According to this article, no-bake chocolate cake is a tea time favorite of Queen Elizabeth II. In fact, it was one of the cakes served at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding reception. McVitie’s Cake Co., the company that has been making the royal cakes ever since King George V and Queen Mary’s wedding, revealed that they used 1700 of their tea biscuits and 37 pounds of chocolate for a few hundred slices.

A royal wedding and not even a pound of chocolate per guest? Now that’s what I call a scandal.

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Saveur’s Best Food Blog Awards & Chez Panisse

April 13th, 2012  | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.

Saveur's Best Food Blog Awards & Chez Panisse

It was one of the best meals I’ve had during my two weeks in San Francisco and certainly the most memorable dining experience of my life. My Chez Panisse Experience is nominated in Saveur’s Best Food Blog Awards 2012 in the “Best Single Piece of Culinary Writing” category.

Thank you Saveur! It is a great honor to be recognized. As always, the competition is fierce and I’d love to have your vote. Please visit Saveur’s website to vote for your favorite blogs. You have to be a registered user to vote, but don’t worry – registration takes only 10 seconds.

If you voted last year and already a member of Saveur, but don’t remember your username or password, click here. If you do remember, login here. And then start voting here. Voting is now open and will last until April 26. Only two weeks left. Winners in each category will be revealed on May 3. Many thanks for your support and vote!

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