“Here I came to the very edge where nothing at all needs saying, everything is absorbed through weather and the sea, and the moon swam back, its rays all silvered, and time and again the darkness would be broken by the crash of a wave, and every day on the balcony of the sea, wings open, fire is born, and everything is blue again like morning” -Pablo Neruda
Baklava( is a rich, sweet pastry)In Iran, a drier version of baklava is cooked and presented in smaller diamond-shaped cuts flavored with rose water. The cities of Yazd and Qazvin are famous for their baklava, which is widely distributed in Iran.Persian baklava uses a combination of chopped almonds and pistachios spiced with cardamom and a rose water-scented syrup and is lighter than Middle Eastern versions.
Lots of great cake decorating tutorials.
Mandarin Orange Cake with Pineapple Frosting
Vintage tea cups from secondhand stores -- "rescued" and upcycled into cute bangles. Lindsay Pemberton, who made these, even puts cups’ handles and bottoms, which often sport makers’ marks, to good use: They get made into pendants and brooches/pins, respectively.