I don’t often post within a few hours of cooking a dish, but this was something I was excited to put up as soon as I could. For brunch today, I made red velvet pancakes from a recipe I found on Food Republic.
Unintentionally, the rest of my brunch items were also in the red color range. Oh well…red IS a lucky color in the Vietnamese/Chinese culture after all.
Ah, cupcakes. New York City is well known for its numerous shops and bakeries dedicated to this dessert. We all have our favorites…Magnolia, Buttercup, Crumbs, Billy’s, Sprinkles. The list goes on and on.
Initially, after moving to NYC, I enjoyed trying out these places for the very first time. After a while, though, I got sick of cupcakes. So when my friend, Brian, and I decided to have a cross-blog hangout and he suggested making cupcakes, I was hesitant at first. However, I knew that this was part of his 25 for 25 List, a personal project to complete 25 things before he turns 26, so I agreed to go along with it.