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Saturday, April 30, 2016

The Great Bard Bake-Off!

For the first time ever, the Villanova English grad program put on their very own literary bake-off! All contestants had to bake a Shakespeare-inspired sweet for the Bard's 452nd birthday.
Our graduate participants in front of their work!

The entries were as delicious as they were creative!


Traditionally made Elizabethan Lemon Cakes
Romeo & Juliet inspired apple crumb


Opeelia! - candied orange peels dipped in chocolate

Coffee and Chocolate two layer cake

"Blood will have blood" so says this Red Velvet cake
And finally the bake-off winner, Laura Tscherry's

There's Rosemary and Lemon Tart - That's for Remembrance



Happy birthday, Shakespeare!


Come down the rabbit hole with Villanova's English department


Dr. Mary Mullen organized and hosted our Alice's Adventures in Wonderland event this March, to get success!

Dr. Mary Mullen - picture from Villanova English blog


"Yes, that's it!," said the Hatter with a sigh. "It's always tea time!"
 There were games, prizes, trivia and a live reading of the tea party scene! And what would a birthday be without cake?
Happy 150th birthday, Alice!