corsican chestnut cake

You may remember my excitement a few months ago when I bought a kilo of chestnut flour and made some kickin’ chesnut crepes. I had big plans to put this flour to use, seeing how the chestnut enjoys a nearly revered status in Corsican cuisine. Alas, I’m ashamed to report that my bag of flour…

flourless chocolate cake

I know all you summer birthdays feel me when I say that being born in either June, July or August can be a real downer for one big reason: you never get the chance to bring a birthday treat to school. You can picture it, right? All those October babies and March kids smugly passing…

hummingbird cake

Last month I turned 22. To turn 22 is somewhat anticlimactic. The thrill of 21 is now a year-old memory, and you’ve officially entered that nebulous time of life called your twenty-somethings. I didn’t need a grand celebration this year, what with friends already beginning to spread out to start real life and with big…