"The Movement" Cookie #1 — Katharsis
From its debut, I’ve been quite enamoured with Gail Simone’s comic series “The Movement” and being able to meet Gail herself and get my issue #1 signed in Wellington this year was simply mindblowing (she said she liked my bag, haha!). While brainstorming for new baking experiments, I decided to base a series of cookies on the lead characters of “The Movement”, starting with my current favourite, Katharsis. Katharsis is a badass ex-cop who seems violence-prone and, just like these chilli chocolate cookies, packs a mean punch. These cookies, adapted from GuiltyKitchen are full of sweetness, saltiness, and raw heat.
Find out how you can make them below the cut!
Amanda Palmer “The Killing Type” Cake
This is a double layer berry and chocolate mud cake with fondant, berry sauce, and a cake-heart! While watching Rosanna Pansino on Nerdy Nummies making a castle cake, we toyed with the idea of a Red Wedding cake per Rosanna’s suggestion in the video. The idea of making a bloody cake quickly brought our memory back to the music video for The Killing Type by Amanda Palmer, and so we decided to make a cake inspired by this music video. This cake is based on Allyson Gofton’s Mississippi Mudcake recipe. We decided to go with a rich and moist cake because, hey, it’s got a heart on it, if that didn’t put you off then the fact that it’s moist like a person’s insides should!
You can find our recipe for this cake below the cut!