Martha says: "My cousin Rosa turned 6, and to celebrate her mom made this lovely garden cake and had all the party goers help plant a garden!"
My grandmother used to make excellent shortbread. She'd melt the butter and sugar together using the heat of her bare hands, massaging it between her fingers until it all melded together uniformly. They were so buttery and tender and delicious. They would have been perfectly worthy of becoming little Totoros.