Author: Molly

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

This weekend Eileen and I did our first food photography and pastry workshop together in Paris. Seriously what an incredible time we had. The ladies that come were lovely and we were constantly laughing in between pastry and photography tips. We made French macarons together […]

Coconut Blueberry Tea Cake

Coconut Blueberry Tea Cake

I received a very special book in the mail last week: a cookbook from New Zealand! Last summer I met the author, Penny Webster, at Chateau de Gudanes during the Cooking in the Cuisine workshop, and we instantly connected talking about food and this beautiful […]

Ice Cream Cake à la Française

Ice Cream Cake à la Française

The Frenchman’s birthday was last week and I had far too much fun making not one, but TWO birthday desserts. I’m not sure which was my favorite, but with the heat we’ve been having in Strasbourg, I’m leaning toward the ice cream cake. Called Vacherin […]

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

The story of the financier is that they were invented by a pastry shop in the Stock Exchange sector of Paris as little cakes in the shape of gold bars that businessmen could put in their pocket as a snack for later. The almond cakes […]

Oops! I’m not in Texas Currently! & Zucchini Pie Recipe

Oops! I’m not in Texas Currently! & Zucchini Pie Recipe

Hello world! Well my blog mysteriously published two draft blog posts yesterday that I’d written more than a year ago- bizarre indeed! They weren’t ready to read so I immediately took them down and I sadly am not in Texas right now enjoying Mexican food. […]

Exciting News: Pastry Weekend Adventure at Camont

Exciting News: Pastry Weekend Adventure at Camont

**DATE CHANGE** We are moving this fabulous weekend to September 21-23 when the weather will be a little cooler and just that much better for pastry making! UPDATE: Sold Out! We are talking about dates for the next one and would love for you to […]