August 2, 2017 DiklaLF 21Comment

Tahini Maple Cookies Here’s a question for you: if two grown men walk into a fancy steak restaurant, one is 93 the other is 37. Who out of the two will get the raw bloody Stake and who will get the baked Fish? If you speak sarcasm you guessed it right! Not the 37. Our dear dear friend, Abe turned 93 last winter. He is the reason why one might think that age is just a number. Abe was born in Poland in a “Fiddler on the Roof” type of a village. Was taken to concentration camps where he spent…

July 18, 2017 DiklaLF 10Comment

Yesterday, Emily announced that Ya-Ya is her favorite person. After Ya-Ya (Grandmother in Greek) came Daddy and I got third place. I saw a hint of guilt in her eyes but I reassured her it’s ok. Of Course, The man she refers as “Daddy”,  was the happiest of them all (not sure if it’s the second place or the fact that his mom got first place?) Little do they know that they, too fill the third and fourth place on some occasions. Right after Ms. Sanda  (AKA “cleaning lady”) and Mrs. Ellyn (AKA “the best babysitter”). Feel free to judge because these ladies sure…

June 30, 2017 DiklaLF

5.Cut the rolled fondant into panels in the height and width of your cake design. 6.Using a knife gently lift some of the edges of the gum paste to give it a peeling paint look.   200 g Gum paste, Very pale brown.500 g Fondant.Dark brownRolling PinFondant KnifeDresden Tool Roll the Gum paste as thin as you can. Put it aside and let dry 10-15 minutes.Roll out the dark brown fondant about the same size as the gum paste but thicker, enough for some more rolling.  Use a brush and some water to stick the rolled gum paste on top…

June 29, 2017 DiklaLF

As much as kids love chocolate, cupcakes, and frosting, there is something about the poop emoji that makes any child to just burst into a hearty laughter. And when put all together you find the perfect formula to a happy child that WILL declare to the world “You are the best ever!!” The best part is the endless possibilities you can have fun with it while kids are playing with their food. I told Emily I have a big stinky surprise 😝…she loved it 😂. These easy to follow six steps will show you how to make poop emoji eyes and mouth…