“Autumn Daydream Layer Cake”: graham cracker cake + pumpkin cheesecake + maple cream-cheese frosting & maple-coated pecans

This cake is layer upon layer of Fall — a bit of pumpkin pie, a bit of pecan pie, two cakefuls of graham cracker, a hint of cinnabon about the frosting… It’s the kind of cake you bake for a very special occasion, for someone who really deserves a really splendid cake. Continue reading

Fiadone + spiced pears.

In France, it’s Bastille Day. The Tour de France is on. In Darlinghurst, it is dark and cold. The Tour de France is on TV. There’s no better time to bake this Summery Corsican ricotta cake
…then pair it with Wintery spiced pears. Continue reading