This year marks the hundredth aniversary of Freud's papers,'The Unconscious' and 'Mourning and Melancholia.' The Sydney Institute of Psychoanalysis recently celebrated this occassion with papers by Dr Ron Spielman and Dr Paul Schimmel.
The hill is pretty steep, and you are certainly not climbing for the food, the coffee or the cake.
It is all about the view.
In my recent interview with Wayne of the Booth Street Bistro he said that he believed the Carrot Cake would make a comeback. Sure enough, the Bistro is currenly selling a Carrot with Walnut Cake.
I can never remember anyone saying, 'Yumm, cup cakes. Let me get into these!'
My sense is that the cupcake disappeared. Possibly the time came when all the mothers looked at a plate of cupcakes, sitting next to the chocolate crackles, and thought, 'We can't keep doing this to our kids.' They stopped baking them.
Confectioner Paul Furst created the Mozart Ball in 1890. He initialy named it the Mozart Bonbon.
It seems others have also picked up the psychoanalytic undertones of Pink Floyd's music. See my previous blog.
Traditionally it was the grandmother who took the left over challah dough, mixied it with raisins and cinnamon and made a delicious treat for Shabbath.
New Wave Canadian band, Martha and the Muffins, had only one hit, Echo Beach, in 1980. The song was unusual for the time as it featured two female lead singers. The band chose its name to differentiate itself from the more agressive Punk bands of the era.
This is the first of a periodic series of interviews with the world's cake-makers. Today's interview is with Wayne Borgese-Coom, chef and owner of the Booth Street Bistro.
'The window was so stuffed that you could not tell where the Rigo Jancsi Chocolate Mousse Cake finished, and the Dobos Torte began,' Isak continued.
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