Doris Day Tribute Menu

Doris Day Tribute Menu

So sad to hear the news about Doris yesterday. I love her so much! After living under a misapprehension that she was a twee, girl next door type for many years I actually WATCHED one of her films (Pillow Talk) and immediately became a big fan. She is utterly fabulous...
Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Behold the splendor of this Angel Cake made to Rita’s recipe by Evanio Alves in Rio de Janeiro!  I’m so thrilled to have a reader in Ipanema, and he test cooks for me too!  I’m so jealous of his cake, mine never looks like...
Rita Hayworth’s Angel’s Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel’s Food Cake

The plan tonight was to make a Claudette Colbert Cake for James Rumsey’s homecoming.  But I suddenly remembered James saying he didn’t like lemony things so a Rita Hayworth Cake it is instead. It is smelling GOOD. Am very pleased to report a lovely...
Claudette Colbert Cake

Claudette Colbert Cake

Ooh, I had an outfit a bit like that on Second Life.  Been so long since I went there though I’ll have forgotten how to do everything I’m sure.  I did enjoy meditating by the fountains with doves flying around though.  Oh and I did like my...
Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Oh my goodness Rita was so gorgeous.  Here’s a picture for fans of “opera gloves” – there is a whole site dedicated to film stars wearing opera gloves somewhere in this crazy world that is the internet. There’s an Angel (Dust) Food...
Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Hello Sailor! Definitely feeling full of the joys of spring now that I have successfully made an Angel Food Cake. There is a picture of it on the flickr site – I personally have never seen anything like it! The secret is obviously all in the whipping. Last time...
Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

I am seeing my Shellac Sister Jean this evening and I’d forgotten that she had quite a success with the Rita Hayworth cake. We are DJing at Kokos in Camden (formerly the Camden Palace) and I’m going to ask her about her egg white whisking between discs....
Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

“We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves.” Hmm, but what does destiny have in store for me Rita, Rita Peanut Eater? I have a Rita Hayworth’s Angel’s Food Cake in the oven, to be followed by a Gloria...
Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

Rita Hayworth’s Angel Food Cake

“After all, a girl is – well, a girl.It’s nice to be told you’re successful at it.”   I should say you were Rita! Extremely successful at it! I’m going to be channeling Rita’s spirit during my birthday week. I have bought...
What is Hominy?

What is Hominy?

“After all, a girl is – well, a girl. It’s nice to be told you’re successful at it.” My new (and most expensive ever) film star recipe book has arrived on my doorstep and I am beside myself with excitement. There are some super fab...

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