Fashion and Food Tests

September 14, 2012

in baking, fashion, recipe

Remember this showstopper that I wore for the photo shoot with Robert Dahey?


The designer, Michelle Hebert, is dressing me for the next San Diego Asian Film Festival!


We took some measurements…


…looked through her gorgeous sketches…


…and then I made her my guinea pig.


Testing out a recipe for Sunday’s LA Blogger Brunch


…Bagel Bread Pudding Muffins!


Quick custard – about 1.25 cups Almond Milk, 3 eggs, 1/3 cup brown sugar, dash of salt…


…and 4-5 chopped Montreal Bagels.


Let that soak for 5 minutes, then pour into well-sprayed muffin tins…


…bake at 350 for 25 minutes…


…leave in the pan for 5, then remove onto a wire rack until cool.



Michelle liked them – unfortunately Julius did too – he stole one off her plate!!!


None for me – I’ll try them tonight before the Fiona Apple Concert at The Greek Theater (which is where Sunday’s meetup will be, FYI)…


…still pretty stuffed from last night’s book club, so I did the ‘dew!


P.S. You can see both Michelle and Robert’s beautiful work on his website now!

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1 jan schifter September 14, 2012 at 2:42 pm

those muffins look mind blowing! What a clever idea. I’ll take mine with creamy lox spread on the side!

2 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet September 14, 2012 at 4:27 pm

Yes I wanna do a savory version too!

3 joyo September 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm

GORGEOUS!!!! those shots are amazing!!! i can’t wait to see more!!!!

4 Living, Learning, Eating September 14, 2012 at 4:00 pm

The dress looks amazing on you!!! I’m so excited for Boston Fashion Week – I’m walking in three shows (in four days…and I also have my first paper of the semester due then…) the week after next. I can’t wait to see what I get to wear!

5 elise September 14, 2012 at 5:00 pm

sorry im working this weekend :( at least i get to see you on tuesday!

6 Sarah Kinsumba September 15, 2012 at 12:29 am

Glad you meet guys!


Sarah K. stylist

7 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet September 15, 2012 at 12:55 am

Thanks for introducing us!!!

8 Lindsay September 15, 2012 at 4:50 pm

Wow, Can’t wait to try those bread pudding cups, they are adorable for a girlie brunch, and my pals and I do lots of those! Especially as we are gearing up for Christmas, we are all trying to pinch a penny or two and host small gatherings instead of going out~ thanks for the munchie inspiration! Made your yogurt cake this week and it was a HIT!

9 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet September 15, 2012 at 7:04 pm

ah, i’m so glad to hear you made the yogurt cake!

10 Jolene ( September 17, 2012 at 9:40 pm

Wow – that dress is gorgeous and you are stunning!

11 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet September 17, 2012 at 10:13 pm

thanks, Jolene!

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