Great Treasures at Gametraders – 18th January 2011

Angry Birds on PC

The popular mobile phone game phenomenon has now hit your PC with the version you can see above.   Seriously, it was only a matter of time… now you can play the game on a big screen and really see those pigs get what is coming to them.

Skylanders for 3DS

Like everywhere else in the country, Gametraders Blacktown is still waiting for new stock of Skylanders figurines (ETA January 25).   Until then though, they have managed to get new stock of 3DS and 360 starter packs, for those that have not yet been initiated into the craze.   So come on in before these too disappear.

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Kirby Whoopie Pies

Hello All! I am back after a forced hibernation of sorts (uni assignments), and ready to share more of my geeky baking/cooking experiments with you all.

Apparently there is a fashion when it comes to baked goods. Everyone remembers the cupcake craze a few years back, and last year it was all about the macaron. The latest craze taking over the blogosphere is apparently the whoopie pie. An Amish creation, it is a cross between a cookie and a cake, with either a marshmallow or buttercream frosting sandwiched between each half.

Reading about the traditional marshmallow frosting got me thinking about the Nintendo character Kirby for some reason. According to Wikipedia, Kirby is a living pink marshmallow and it was the marshmallow reference that made me wonder whether I could make a Kirby themed whoopie pie with soft and fluffy marshmallow innards.

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