Month: April 2017

Good to know: Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet gain popularity in the last decades . I did some research on it’s history, science and the downside of digesting red food coloring. There are a couple of stories when it turns to who created the first recipe.   History   #1 Cooks in the 1800s used almond flour, cocoa or cornstarch to soften the […]

‘Orange Is the New Black’ actress Samira Wiley & writer Lauren Morelli.

‘Orange Is the New Black’ former actress Samira Wiley and writer Lauren Morelli got married. And oh boy, their wedding gowns are jaw-dropping! The designer, Christian Siriano, is an American fashion designer and member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Siriano became known after winning the fourth season of American design competition show Project […]

Good to Know: Pound Cake

The syrup Moistened Pound Cake is Puerto Rico’s traditional cake for Celebration and Wedding Cakes. Delicious, moist and dense enough to maintain the fondant covering and decor. But where does it come from? The name (Pound Cake) comes from the fact that it contained one pound each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour.  No leaveners (baking […]

Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s Wedding

While Elvis was stationed in Germany in 1959 — the King proposed to his 21-year-old love, Priscilla Ann Beaulieu, with a 3-carat diamond ring. Las Vegas is home to the Elvis impersonator wedding officiant, well….Elvis and Priscilla chose Sin City as the location for theirs on May 1, 1967. To throw wedding-hungry reporters off the […]

Grace Kelly and Monaco’s Prince Rainier Wedding

Grace Kelly met her Prince Charming, Rainier, at the Cannes Film Festival and after a whirlwind eight-month romance, the couple were engaged. The Hollywood actress and the royal tied the knot on 18 April 1956 in a civil ceremony, followed by a larger religious wedding the next day, as is customary in Monaco. Their nuptials […]