Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Latest Cake Masterpiece from Sheila

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Stephen wanted a DnD cake for his birthday and this is what Sheila made on the weekend.

I have got to learn hot to take better food pictures.   These cakes are so much better in reality than what these pictures show.  

The cake is all edible.   The bulk of it is a basic white.   The dragon and the bushes have rice krispie squares as their core and both of them are covered with modelling chocolate.   The cake is iced in various coloured buttercream icings.  The dice, treasure chests and trees/logs are all made of modelling chocolate.

detail of a treasure chest

The backside of the cave

The dice - Mas claimed they were his

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Sheila's Rainbow Cake

Sheila made this fun rainbow cake for Ben's 16th birthday.  On the outside she covered in Nerds and Pop Rocks

Monday, August 5, 2013

Our new love for Growlers

We are really enjoying buying our beer in growlers from our local breweries or brew pubs,   One them is enough for dinner and the evening at home for two of us as it contains 1.9 litres of beer or 5.4 bottles of beer.

Here is a video of getting our growler and the new half size growlerette filled at Vancouver Island Brewery

A schedule of when you get your growler filler

BreweryCost of GrowlerStandard Beer Growler FillupOpen for growler fills
Driftwood$5$11 ($12/Fat Tug)Tues & Weds: 1-4:30, Thurs & Fri: 2-5:30
Hoyne$5$10Wed-Fri: 2-6; Sat 11-6
Phillips$5$10Mon 9-5; Tues-Thurs 10-6; Fri 10-7; Sat 10-6
Moon Under Water$5$10.50-$16Wed-Sun 11:30-10:30ish
Spinnakers$5$10-12Every day 9am-10pm
Vancouver Island Brewery$5$10Mon-Sat 10am-6pm
Canoe Brewpub$8$12 ($13 Seasonal)Every day 11:30am-11pm