MAGNETIC POETRY: SUMMER STORM 

 

Beat away at breast;
a lie of love grown to lust,
grown repulsive,
‘Whisper who we were,’
rose water, a shadow symphony
drunk on a dream,
smooth shot to sordid,
bitter chocolate screams
beneath the sweaty skin
of a summer storm.

All words by Damien B. Donnelly

Inspired by the magnetic poetry oracle

SOMETHING SWEET, DAMIEN’S KITCHEN CREATIONS

 

I love cooking, but baking is the art of the kitchen and, of course, the quickest way to a happy heart. (or a big ass!). These are a few of my favourite creations over the years… 

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Chocolate sponge cake with raspberries and frosted chocolate icing

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Baked mars bar cheesecake with pistachio and marzipan xmas trees

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Pistachio chocolate mousse cake 

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Easter Chocolate cake with marzipan eggs and honeycomb topping 

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Gluten free sponge cake with raspberry and cream and passionfruit fillings

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Black Forest Gateau

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Chocolate Mud cake with whipped cream and sugar work topping

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Star Wars birthday cake

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Bakewell tart

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Dark chocolate Easter Cake with marzipan eggs, ganache and marbled truffle eggs

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Chocolate cake 

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Birthday Cake, Victoria Sponge

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Butterfly fairy cakes with lemon filling

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My  Famous Carrot Cake (famous with friends and family and work)

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Baked cheesecake with sugar work and whipped cream

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Chocolate mouse cake

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Birthday Cake for a French English Fairy girl

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Irish Soda Bread Loaf style

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Irish Soda Bread cake style

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New York Cheese Cake

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Coffee and Walnut Cake

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Coffee and Walnut Cake (my nana made it better)

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Reine de Saba (after Julia Child)

All Cakes baked and eaten (and shared, of course, I’m not obese/selfish!) by Damien B. Donnelly 

(who does a lot more sport these days to run off the sugar!)