The allure of French pastries has finally cast its magic spell over me. I keep reiterating that I am not a baker, but it’s starting to look untrue. 652 more words
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“Pears Pairs” is a photo I shot of a french pair dessert at Elizabeth Talcott and KC Conover’s Thanksgiving dinner. KC is a very design oriented “chef.” He and Elizabeth teach acupuncture at the Pacific School of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA.
Gâteau Basque originated in the 17th century. Although traditionally made with only pastry cream, it was common in old times to fill the pastry with jam made from black cherries from the village of Itxassou near Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, where they celebrate with a cherry festival in June. 1,042 more words