I’m definitely not one of those blogs that sticks with the “national holiday of yada yada” posts. I just like to make yummy shit when the mood strikes. Such as these Spumoni cookies. Did you know that National Spumoni Day is August 21? I googled it. Apparently it is a thing. So is National Blah Blah Blah Day… April 17.Continue reading “Super Soft Spumoni Pudding Cookies”
A fun pumpkin truffle recipe inspired by the artwork of Yayoi Kusama.
This is the second recipe I created after being inspired by a memorable visit to Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama‘s traveling exhibit “Infinity Mirrors”, when it was at the Hirshhorn Museum in DC. So what do Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles have to do with contemporary art?
Well, reflecting (har-har) back to the time I took my little spawn nugget to see the polka dot displays made famous by Kusama, I remembered the walk-in exhibit “All the Eternal Love I Have For the Pumpkins.” Created with LED lit pumpkins reflected for eternity in a black glass lined room, the sea of polka dotted gourds glowed for as far as the eye could see. My baby was so taken by this display, I watched her head sway left to right as she gazed at the illuminating yellow light emitted below her.