Posts tagged donuts
Lemon Chia Baked Donuts with Sticky Lemon Glaze (gluten-free) + The First Steps of a Creative Process

The most difficult part of any creative process is often the very beginning. Taking that first, tentative, unsure step towards making something from what was previously nothing. As a choreographer, how to start is something it seems that I have to relearn with every new project. Beginning this performance that I am currently in the middle of rehearsing has been no exception. 

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Mekitsa (Bulgarian Donuts) with Peaches, Cheese + Honey

I have always been one of those people who automatically runs by the motto save the best for last. As a child I would meticulously figure out which bite of dinner was the most delicious and eat my way around it so that the last flavor in my mouth could linger and be savored even once the meal was through. I remember calculating in a split second the best ratio of frosting to cake or cheese-to-sauce-to-crust and making sure the last morsel on my plate fit that equation. Best for last perhaps has its satisfactory benefits, but at the same time it can be a bit exhausting to get so precious about the little things. 

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Books + Breakfast | Jane Austen, Female Friendship, + Persimmon Cake Donuts

Anyone who knows me well is probably aware of the fact that I am a huge self-proclaimed nerd for Jane Austen and basically any turn-of-the-century female fiction. A couple months ago, I discovered a rather dusty copy of Northanger Abbey among the back shelves of the secret library in Tangier (a story for another time) and was intrigued by its promise of classic Austen satire, romance, and ghost stories all rolled into one. It turns out that this was her first full, completed novel, written about a young woman who reads too many gothics and finds herself facing problems with her overly active imagination- rather relatable to my own self as a pre-teen. 

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