Month: June 2014

Clotted Cream

Shortcake is a study in simplicity. It is not pretentious, although mine is layered with local strawberries and florals of orchid, elderflower, and lavender.  Little chef told me it was gaudy. Big chef told me it was delicious. Not wanting… Read More ›

“People want yo…

“People want you to be happy. Don’t keep serving them your pain! If you could untie your wings and free your soul of jealousy, you and everyone around you would fly up like doves.” ― Rumi

Lemon Chess Pie

My days as a professional pastry chef are numbered. I cannot tell you the exact moment when I knew that the stress of my 18 years in the business would soon come screeching to a halt. The upward trajectory of… Read More ›