The Little Man Turns Five

The Little Man Turns Five

To answer some of you who asked in my last post on Salmon Teriyaki, yes, I am still using the DSLR. 🙂 I’ve been cooking and baking A LOT, just so that I can photograph my food. Isn’t it silly? But hey, might as well get busy while the camera is still in my possession.

I am also taking into consideration all your clever suggestions to report loss of the camera, hide it and just keep it. LOL!

My older son – the alpha male – turns 5 today. This was the cake I baked for his class yesterday – a remake ofNigella’s Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake. I know it looks feminine (I wanted to use up the remainder of the sugared daisies), but I made up for it by getting him a very macho-looking set of Hot Wheels cars and a rocket ship for his birthday presents!

If you watch Nigella make her cake here, you will notice that I decorated my cake quite like hers. Note however, that I did not use her frosting recipe.

I know the cake was a hit because I saw many of his classmates go back for seconds and thirds. Chocolate is always foolproof with kids. 🙂 Oh, and the teachers and principal needn’t have stopped me after school to tell me how much they loved the cake … but I am grateful they did. All the positive feedback truly made my day.

I am abruptly ending this post here because we’re all going out to somewhere nice for lunch now. 🙂 After eating, I just want a nap. LOL. It has been a very long and trying week. Thank goodness the weekend is here. Hope you’ll all take the time to relax and recharge too!

I had so much fun photographing this cake … picking out which sugared flower I wanted to focus on, and which I wanted to blur. 🙂 I love playing with the DSLR.

Happy birthday, my dear son! You’ve brought so much happiness into my life, and I can only hope to do the same for you.

PS: The countdown ends today … you can finally unwrap all your presents! 🙂

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Eva Rosenberg

Eva Rosenberg

Welcome to Eva's Kitchen where I share my adventures in cooking. My creations may not always turn out Pinterest perfect, but I usually end up with a funny picture or an interesting meal. Thanks for stopping by!


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