Holiday Menu

I’m thrilled (and slightly anxious it’s fine I’m fine everything’s fine) to be offering a limited holiday menu of cakes, pies, and breads for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s! I say anxious because I’ve never dipped my toe too far into the pool when it comes to sharing the things I bake, and even still,…

Pistachio & Rose Panna Cotta Tart

I like weird flavors. I’m intrigued by recipes that have ingredients so rare I have to go to 4 different stores to find everything I need. I love exploring the flavors that hint to a culture’s vibrancy and history, where one bite can help me breathe the air in a city thousands of miles away…

Banana Blondies with Caramel Frosting

Life has been incredibly busy and hectic lately, and I try and be vigilant about how often and when I use the word “busy.” I just don’t like it, especially since it’s become one of my main responses when people ask me how I’m doing. They didn’t ask what my planner looks like, how many…

Hamantaschen with Pear Curd

Happy Purim! Purim Sameach! Here’s the thing: I’m not Jewish. I’m actually Roman Catholic, but Catholicism has its ancestral roots in Judaism, and Judaism has a certain mystic beauty that has always intrigued me and garnered my respect. I’ve also always felt a kind of kinship with their food history–the way their rituals and traditions…