When the original recipe skips over crucial details but the IDEA of the recipe is just too gorgeous to resist… try, try again, rejoice, then rewrite the recipe. Continue reading
A rainy Sunday. A yearning to make lattice. A handful of spicy Meyer lemons. And a hidden layer of ganache. Continue reading
If I can’t go back to Four & Twenty Blackbirds every weekend,
at least I can work my way though the The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book.
And maybe I’ll eventually get my head around lattice crusts at the same time.
Two birds, one stone… Continue reading
I’ve already mentioned this shortcrust pastry in a few pie recipes, but it’s so simple, reliable and reusable it deserves a post of its own. You don’t need a food processor, rolling pin or pastry weights. The secret to a perfect shortcrust is to use your damn hands. Continue reading