What’s your go-to chocolate? Or is chocolate passé? Does it pales in comparison to savory snacks? My penchant for chocolate and cupcakes are inherited from my father.
My father passed this last February - the day after Valentine’s. He was a goodhearted gentleman. He loved chocolate and cupcakes. I have fond memories of sampling boxes of Bradenton, Florida’s Frosted Over Cupcakery. My father also loved the boxes of chocolate I’d send for birthdays and holidays.
On what turned out to be my last visit, I also brought chocolates. He was eating only strained foods. Yes, I was able to feed him chocolate pudding. But his appetite was diminished. Good news: For many of my father’s 93 years, I was privileged to bake chocolate cupcakes and other yummies for him.
In addition to my sweet tooth, thanks to my father’s job, Tokyo was my hometown for 18 years. As a tribute to my father and the country