When I was little, my mom gave me this tiny, doll-sized book about tea ceremonies around the world. I don’t know if it was the mini size or the tempting illustrations, but since then I have been pretty obsessed with tea parties and all of the little goodies that go along with them. I had always wanted to make petit fours, and when I finally gave it a shot they did not disappoint.
These french-inspired glazed cakes are the perfect bite-sized treat for an afternoon tea with friends, and a thoughtful homemade alternative to a Valentine’s Day box of chocolates. Keep reading to learn how to make them!
Grilled cheeses are generally thought of as savory snacks, good for dunking in a bowl of tomato soup or a lazy lunch. While I am a strong advocate for pretty much any cheese-and-bread combination, these recipes are for the more adventurous of grilled cheese devotees.
You might not think an article about fashion would be the place to go to hear discussions on sensitive topics like transphobia and cultural appropriation. In most cases, you’d be correct. At Refinery29, however, these issues are recognized as relevant to the fashion industry – and at a much larger scale, as well.
response to 29 Lies Fashion Magazines Have Told You – Liza Darwin
As summer comes to an end, it becomes increasingly important to get the most out of it while we still can. And what screams summer more than a local farmers market? In my mind, there is no better way to make use of that farmers market by using all that fresh, beautiful produce to create a layered ratatouille that rivals in taste and presentation that cooked by even the most skilled of french rats. (You know, the movie…)