Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Bake Sale Success!

Have you heard? Bakesale for Japan has raised $120,254.38 and counting! This is no surprise considering how flawlessly the event was orchestrated by Samin Nosrat (San Francisco Bay Area and nationwide) and Breanne Varela (Los Angeles).

I was thrilled to participate at the Akasha Restaurant location along with the lovely Akasha Richardson, her husband, Alan, and a team of talented and enthusiastic bakers and volunteers. Together, and thanks to the generosity of those who showed up to buy our sweet treats, we met our goal of contributing $2,500 to L.A.'s total of $15,484.

Samin, Breanne, Akasha, Alan, Karen, Yvonne, Adriana, William, Craig, Shawn, Yuko, Mika and Becca: you are amazing.


I donated 96 Browned Butter Brownies to the bake sale and bought a bag of other bakers' goodies, including Chocolate Peanut Butter Macarons from Secret Marmalade, Lingonberry Shortbread and Whoopie Pies from Hummingbird Catering, Breanne's Granola Cookies from The Larder at Tavern, Craig's Lemon Bars, and Milk Chocolate Almond Toffee from Truly Toffee. My heart and tummy are full.