Black-and-blueberry pie, in a cornmeal crust.

It’s New York. It’s Summer.
Blueberries are $5/kg.
Blackberries taste like blackberries.
This pie was inevitable. Continue reading

Lemon pound cake with blackberry compote and cream.

Last time I visited New York, the final sweet days of Summer were upon us, and every restaurant had a “[citrus] pound cake + [seasonal fruit] compote + [thick dairy product]” on the menu. This is a result of fond memories and cheap blackberries. Continue reading