Decoding Common Bookish Lingo

Would ya look at that – it’s Monday! Again! Yay? But today might not be the worst of Mondays because we’re going to be talking about BOOKS YAYYYYYY! Okay, so in case you might be wondering exactly what this post is about, let me break it down for ya. So the bookish community – Bookstagrammers…

Coffee Cupcakes To Please Any Coffee-Loving Soul

Of course, by coffee loving soul I mean coffee addicted. *like my own* Hey there people, I hope you’re having a good day! On this Saturday I come to you with an amazinggg recipe (which I had to originally had to post yesterday but I came down with a severe case of laziness) that is…

The Rajasthan Diaries Part 3 – Udaipur

Last night there was a dragonfly in our house. No one saw it come in. It wasn’t there, then it was. It was large. Hello again! I am back with the third instalment of my ‘Rajasthan Diaries’, in which I recount the stories of my recent family vacation to Rajasthan, one city at a time. If…

The Rajasthan Diaries Part 2 – Jodhpur and Manwar

How long has this been going on? You been creeping up on me, while you calling me baby.. Ahhhh, I have a problem! Hey hey hey, hope you’re having a great Friday! I was feeling kinda frumpy and not really upto doing anything at all, but then I decided that I can’t just not do…

The Rajasthan Diaries Part 1 – Jaipur

The time has finally come! Hey there! If you’re new here, welcome to my blog, The Pastry Poet, where I blab nonstop about books, talk about my culinary endeavours, and discuss the happenings of my eventful teenage life. It’s a good time. If you’re a regular, welcome back! Glad there was something in here that made…

Songs I’ve Been Loving Recently

Sunny Saturdays are the besttttt! Actually all sunny days are the best, it doesn’t have to be a Saturday. But anyway, what goes on people? I hope your weekend has gotten off to a great start – as for me, I’m pretty excited because we’re gonna go shopping in a few hours to my favourite…

Food Trivia – Common Culinary Terms Explained

For every time you wished you had a culinary dictionary while watching MasterChef – here you go. What’s up guys? It’s Fridayyyyy, and a good one too because there’s been nothing but sunshine here all day long! I’ve been thinking of doing this post for a long time, and I’m so happy to finally be getting…

October Mini Haul and Wrap Up

Heyyyyyy guys, what goes on? On this very sunny Tuesday, I am coming to you with my October (mini) book haul and wrap up! As you may know, I went on vacation with my family to Rajasthan this month, and that was after I finished my midterms. So October was a pretty hectic month for…

Best Basic Buttercream Recipe

This is the frosting, you guys. I’ve been obsessed with buttercream ever since I first got into baking, back when I used to sandwich two biscuits together with a layer of melted chocolate and some sprinkles, and then feel like a MasterChef. Yes, that happened. I’ve tried dozens of recipes to find that perfect buttercream, but it never…

BOTM 007: Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

Wow, long time no typing! Hey guys! I am officially back from Rajasthan, sitting in my own bedroom and typing on my own laptop and not not the unfamiliar keyboard of my dad’s Mac (which he has been creepily obsessed with since he got it – it’s like I have a sibling, seriously). And that means…

Moist Vanilla Cake Recipe

Coming to you from one of my favourite places in THE WORLD – a hotel room yussssss! What’s up guys? I’m back, and I’ve had an exhaustinggg day. As you know, I’ve been up since 2am and travelled, travelled, travelled, to get to the first destination in our vacation itinerary – Jaipur, Rajasthan! As soon as…