Oops # 5 – Un gâteau cassé et une glace au cake crumb

[A broken cake, and a cake crumb ice-cream] I am not patient. Or scared to burn my fingers. So this was bound to happen one day or another. Yes, let this cake be a reminder that impatience and hot cakes don’t compute. While I may never learn; I’ll have some cake crumb vanilla ice-cream in my freezer, for when the “good cake-half” will have been ...

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Une histoire de tarte au chocolat et oranges sanguines

[A story of chocolate tart and blood oranges] The story of this chocolate tart is a simple one. It all started when a friend asked me to show him how to make one. So we mixed butter and sugar. Added eggs and flour and cocoa powder. And of course salt, because a chocolate tart can never be perfect without salt. We lined an entremet ring ...

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On secrets and playing pretend – Hot chocolate tartine

I’ve been grazing at the sky lately. Sure it was from my bed, possibly half-asleep and not-just-half-deaf, but it was during day time. Or so I think. The clock said quarter to three (pm) but the rain made it all so dark it seemed like an hour past my bedtime. Or quarter to three indeed, but not in July. More sometimes around October, or one ...

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