The best way to soften cold butter for a cake batter.
Last week I was thrilled to find Italian prunes at our farmers’ market, and I thought I’d repost my recipe for baking them in a galette. I’d always called these succulent fall fruits Italian Prune Plums. But I now have learned, thanks to my friend, John Keegan, that I have been wrong. Here’s what he wrote when I made my original post on October 14, 2013.
Versions of this pie differ all over Greece depending on what greens are available and who’s doing the cooking. And even my pies change from year to year depending on the greens I’m able to get.
This is a rich, creamy, smooth, no-bake cheesecake with a crust made from oatmeal brittle, oats, and walnuts. A gingered blueberry sauce, sweetened with some of the powdered brittle, adds a zesty finish.
Most food processor owners don’t know how versatile their machines really are. Making cakes is something the food processor does extremely well and extremely fast.
This is a spectacular 3-layer walnut torte, about 4 inches tall, filled and frosted with mocha whipped cream. The tender, not too sweet, cake layers–given their structure and flavor from ground walnuts and fresh bread crumbs–are leavened only by beaten eggs.
If you want to create pure baking magic, and have an air-raising experience, make an angel food cake. Air, and air alone raises it to cloud-like puffiness. How to manage that? Read on to find out!
Pulla Cardamom Bread, a national bread of Finland, is popular year-round in Finland. Hits the spot any time of day. For beast results grind the cardamom seeds with a mortar and pestle.