Tarte au Citron et aux Amandes

I discovered “Tiare Tahiti.”  It was the poem that made Fitzgerald change the name of his first novel from “The Development of the Personage” to This Side of Paradise.  When I read this poem, I got chills.  It’s real, it’s yearning, it’s melancholy, it’s passionate.  Il est crudité raffinée.  And the last two lines?  Well, […]

Champignons Sautés à la Bordelaise

It’s about time we continued our dive into French food, no? These champignons are so easy to make, it’s almost criminal. Enjoy, lovelies. CHAMPIGNONS SAUTÉS À LA BORDELAISE Gingerly adapted from the talented and enigmatic Julia Child.  Recipe can be found in her book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. I. 225 grams / 1/2 pound […]

Lemon Soufflé

I have been a rather avid movie watcher at late.  The latest that come to mind are The Hobbit: An Unexpected Adventure, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Titanic, How to Marry a Millionaire, Thor, and The Artist.  Most have been quite good, some have been exceptionally good, and one was downright awful.  Out of all […]

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS SPOILERS.  READ AT YOUR OWN RISK. I watched Day of the Doctor today.  Hello!  Amazing. Before we dive headlong into that, though, let’s talk about everything leading up to it. To begin on a personal note, I have always been a wildly avid Doctor Who fan.  The Doctor has seen me through so many […]

Cherry Almond Galette

CHERRY ALMOND GALETTE Slightly adapted from Sara Forte at Sprouted Kitchen, http://www.sproutedkitchen.com/home/2013/6/9/cherry-almond-galette.html.  I could imagine this being equally delicious served with some crème fraiche infused with vanilla and almond extracts and gingerly sweetened with some clover honey. 110 grams / 3/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour 70 grams / 1/2 cup spelt flour 1 tablespoon unrefined cane […]