We are here! It is time to enjoy Episode IV in all it’s glory and splendour! There is no better way to enjoy a movie with an awesome FilmSnack, and that is why Amy from AmyLeCreations has collaborated with us to bring us the No Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Rice Crispy Square, so enjoy!
Legend has it that these ingenious and tasty FilmSnacks originated somewhere in the Outer Rim Territories and eventually spread to Earth and it’s surrounding systems. You see, they are darn delicious and oh, so easy to eat. Here is the recipe:
No Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Rice Crispy Squares
makes one 10x20cm pan
Line a 20cm by 10cm pan with baking paper.
Divide the brown rice puffs into two bowls, set aside.
Heat coconut oil, rice malt syrup and vanilla extract into a small saucepan until melted. Take off heat and mix in peanut butter and salt.
Pour half of the mixture into one of the bowls of brown rice puffs and stir well until everything is coated.
Add your cacao powder to the remaining mixture and stir. Pour over the other half of brown rice puffs, and mix well.
Add one layer at a time into the pan, making sure you press well so it all sticks together.
Refrigerate for one hour or you can freeze for 30 minutes if you’re short on time.
Melt your chocolate chips, and spread evenly on top of the browns rice puffs. Refrigerate for 5 minutes or until set. Cut into squares and enjoy!
Over to Mr. FilmMunch –>
Well, have you seen Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope yet? Are you prepared for The Force Awakens? What side have you chosen, the Light or the Dark Side? Remember, ‘the force will always be with you.’
How do you even start to critique Star Wars? Almost every person on earth has heard about Star Wars, most likely seen it and most likely a fan of the film. Where do you stand with Episode 4?
Star Wars needs to be applauded for it’s creativity and strong character driven story line. We are thrown head first into this universe, a new universe, an ever expanding universe. The first characters that we warm to are CP30 and R2D2, these cute and ever so different personalities carry us through the introduction of Episode 4, it’s their passion for their mission that makes these soul-less droids have so much soul. These characters are as human as you and I, and Lucas makes us feel for them, genius.
How amazing is the on location shooting!? The never ending sand dunes, and sharp and rugged terrain that encompass Tatooine instantly reminds us of the teaser trailer for The Force Awakens, a good sign indeed! Not only are the locations stunning, but so are the set designs. From the Skywalker abode to the Millennium Falcon, there is great deal of attention to detail and it’s evident that intense love and care was given to designing this intriguing new universe, a universe that we are still celebrating and that will be celebrated for decades to come.
Then we have the characters that we don’t ever see a face for, yes I am talking about Darth Vadar! Who is behind that mask, who is this borderline tacky looking being!? What about this army of white plastic, who is behind all these masks? A few weeks back we highlighted the documentary Elstree 1976 that goes on to explore some of the people behind these iconic masks, exciting indeed!
Episode 4 was never intended to be a ongoing film saga, in fact Lucas had very humble expectations for this film, he was certain it would flop. Story goes that he went to Hawaii with his good friend Spielberg, as you do, and didn’t attend the premiere of Star Wars. Interestingly it was during this vacation that this pair of filmmaking geniuses came up with the idea for Raiders Of The Lost Ark, anyway, to everyones surprise, Star Wars set new records at the Box Office and is now one of the most successful franchises.
At the end of the day, films are made for the purpose of entertaining, and Star Wars is gripping and entertaining, it is a fun film to watch, and more fun with Amy’s Crispy Squares. What elevates a film like Star Wars to iconic pop-cultural status is the value that we attribute to it, and the essence of what we draw from it, so it begs to ask the question, what is Star Wars to you? Why do you love Star Wars?
The wander and mystery is what makes Star Wars grand for me. To see Princess Leia represent a strong female character is also refreshing, plus she leaves us with so many questions about who she really is, as does Luke Skywalker, and who his father is. Obi-Wan Kenobi, what is his fate, what is his story? Although there weren’t any plans for a sequel when this story was told, Episode 4 sets it self up perfectly for a continuation, so stay tuned for our review of Episode 5.
We hope that you’ve enjoyed this collaborative post, and hope that it helps in your Star Wars preparatory plans. The $50Millions already sold in advance ticket sale for The Force Awakens is a clear sign that a lot of you are planning to see the upcoming Episode 7, so make the most of what time is left so that you’re as informed about this ever so mysterious universe that we call Star Wars!
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