April was an extremely busy month for me. I’ve lastly began catching up with previous mates once more (and getting superb desserts just like the Caramel Cornflake Sundae you see above). I’ve additionally been enjoying round with TikTok a LOT (see extra beneath). I’ve been sharing baking ideas, recipes, and even making an attempt out and reviewing completely different store-bought desserts. Whereas it’s been enjoyable, I can already inform that I can’t sustain the loopy tempo and must decelerate.
Which is why I’m particularly enthusiastic about my upcoming trip to Berlin on the finish of the month! Erlend and I will probably be heading to Germany for per week with two of our good mates. This trip will mark the primary time I’ve left the North American continent (not the nation—I did go to Canada final month, in any case) since early 2020. Wild, proper?
And in contrast to different holidays, we don’t have an excessive amount of deliberate for journey but. So you probably have any good restaurant, bar, or basic suggestions in Berlin, ship them my manner!
In Case You Missed It: New Recipes and Posts on Hummingbird Excessive
I discussed earlier that I’d been experimenting with quite a lot of TikTok content material. I did a handful of “deep-dives” on the app, through which I shared a few of my finest baking ideas for making chocolate chip cookies, pie, and extra. Test them out beneath!
A Deep-Dive Into Chocolate Chip Cookies
A Deep-Dive Into Pie Crust
Baking Classes and Suggestions
Retailer-Purchased Dessert Evaluations
And in case you missed it, I revealed the next new recipes and posts on Hummingbird Excessive. Right here’s a round-up of all the things I posted:
New and Up to date Recipes
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Under are footage of the 2 hottest recipes from the month—My Finest Straightforward Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe and Ruby Chocolate Blondies—to encourage you:
This previous month, I additionally spent a LOT of time pondering and studying about meals past the baking recipes you see on this weblog. Listed here are the concepts and points that resonated with me:
Recipes and Assets To Save
Listed here are the recipes and assets I saved for myself within the final month:
New Cookbooks To Strive
This month, a handful of mates and acquaintances revealed their cookbooks! I used to be fortunate sufficient to obtain copies of their works and was impressed by all of it. Right here’s all the things I obtained:
Lastly, On A Lighthearted Be aware
That’s all for now, of us. I hope you all are staying protected and wholesome! Please let me know the way you’re doing within the feedback beneath, and be at liberty to share the concepts and points which can be floating round in your heads, too.
NO TIME TO BAKE?!
Over the previous a number of years of working Hummingbird Excessive, I saved an important side of my life hidden from my readers: I had a full-time, extraordinarily demanding job within the tech world. In my debut cookbook, Weeknight Baking, I lastly reveal the secrets and techniques to baking scrumptious desserts on a decent schedule.