Bookish Baking

Bookish Baking: Chihiro’s Anpan (Spirited Away)

Ingredients: 1 cup warm water (+ more water for the steamer) 1 tsp white vinegar 1 1/2 tsp active dry yeast 2 Tbsp vegetable  or canola oil 2 cups cake flour + 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder (not baking soda) 3 Tbsp sugar (+ a extra for the yeast) Desired filling (such as): red bean paste… Continue reading Bookish Baking: Chihiro’s Anpan (Spirited Away)

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Bookish Baking #14: Baz and Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve (Fangirl/Carry On)

Pumpkin Mocha Breve Ingredients: 3 tablespoons espresso powder (Cafe Bustelo is my favorite) 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice mix pinch ground spices, such as cinnamon or cardamom, optional 1/4 cup liquid chai drink (its like concentrated chai tea, sold at most grocery stores, and is used for making coffee and tea drinks)… Continue reading Bookish Baking #14: Baz and Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve (Fangirl/Carry On)

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Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

I'd never had sour cherry scones before Watford. Just raisin ones–and more often plain, and always something that came from the shop, then got left in an oven too long.           At Watford, there are fresh-baked cherry scones for breakfast every day if you want them. And again in the afternoon… Continue reading Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

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Bookish Baking: Dean Winchester Worthy Apple Pie (Supernatural)

Okay, so, not a book, I know. so not exactly bookish. But Apple Pie is basically a requirement for any American holiday, and Supernatural is a pretty popular fandom and I'm going with it. This recipe is adapted from various I've found online. Enjoy!   Ingredients: 3-4 Large apples (I prefer Honeycrisp - Granny-Smith is… Continue reading Bookish Baking: Dean Winchester Worthy Apple Pie (Supernatural)

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Netgalley Review: A Literary Tea Party

A Literary Tea Party Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere by Alison Walsh Skyhorse Publishing Cooking, Food & Wine A Literary-Inspired Cookbook for Voracious Readers at Teatime Tea and books: the perfect pairing. There's nothing quite like sitting down to a good book on a lovely afternoon with a… Continue reading Netgalley Review: A Literary Tea Party

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Bookish Baking: Hot Cocoa (Polar Express)

Last recipe of the year! Quick, easy, delicious, and season appropriate, even if the lack of snow makes it unnecessary where I live. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGlBs4qX4f8 Hot Chocolate Ingredients: 6 cups of milk 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1.5 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt… Continue reading Bookish Baking: Hot Cocoa (Polar Express)

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Bookish Baking: Blue Bantha Milk (Star Wars)

The Last Jedi comes out on December 15th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0CbN8sfihY So, to celebrate, this Bookish Baking is going to be Star Wars themed! Blue Milk is basically the classic Star Wars food - and bonus, its surprisingly easy to come up with a recipe as well as actually make it. There are a ton of recipes,… Continue reading Bookish Baking: Blue Bantha Milk (Star Wars)

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Bookish Baking: Turkish Delight (Chronicles of Narnia)

Turkish Delight is crazy famous for its place in The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. It is also not a candy readily found in America. But since its December, it seemed a good time for this recipe. TURKISH DELIGHT INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin 2 cups white sugar 1 cup water 1 & 1/2… Continue reading Bookish Baking: Turkish Delight (Chronicles of Narnia)

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Bookish Baking: “Lie” Cake (Portal)

Since my birthday is coming up this week, I thought a cake recipe is in order. Since I already did a Dauntless cake, I thought "The Cake is a Lie" from Portal would make a good recipe for my 18th birthday. I played Portal with my dad when I was about six. I love Portal!… Continue reading Bookish Baking: “Lie” Cake (Portal)

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Bookish Baking #10: Ambrosia Squares and Nectar (Percy Jackson)

I love Percy Jackson. And with how much I loved the Blue Cookies recipe, I thought another iconic PJO recipe was in order. My past recipes include: Butterbeer  Night Circus Cinnamon Things Blue Cookies from PJO Treacle Tart Treacle Pudding Cauldron Cakes Dauntless Chocolate Cake Alice's Eat Me and Drink Me Heartless Jam Tarts The… Continue reading Bookish Baking #10: Ambrosia Squares and Nectar (Percy Jackson)