Besides baking, I love music! The choir that I am a part of participated in the annual Choristers Guild Festival. If you are not familiar with the Choristers Guild Festival, it is where children's choirs from all over Southern California gather to perform a variety of songs based on an annual theme. This year's theme was African-American Spirituals or as they put it "The Music of the Soul". The guest director, Victoria Burnett, is a talented singer and master storyteller.
I was really excited for this field trip to the Malibu Creek because I have never been on a proper hike. I have been on nature walks, but never really experienced "hiking" unless 'walking and admiring the flowers' count as "hiking". After a very long, long, drive, not the distance but because of LA traffic, we had finally made it! When arriving there, you could smell the fresh air, feel the sun on your face, and see a sign that says "Beware!" Beware of what exactly? This
My Baba (maternal grandmother) passed away six years ago. I miss my Baba very much. Her death anniversary landed in the midst of Passover and Easter this year. I decided that I wanted to make a special donut inspired by her. My Baba's favourite dessert flavours are coconut, marshmallow, and lemon. She was also born in the year of the lamb or sheep so I chose lamb as my theme. Coincidentally, lamb is an important symbol of both Easter and Passover and best describes my di