Baking and Pastry

Don’t waste it if you’ve got it.

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 ›

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 ›