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As it turns out, sugar isn't good for me. This is a shock, obviously, as I was certain my body ran exclusively on the thing. Nevermind though, I must adapt, I can't let my liver prevent me from baking my way to another doctor's appointment. In the meantime, oatmeal cookies felt like a sensible way to compromise.
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Yeah so let's not pretend this is me making a durable return to updating this blog. It's just that I actually kind of like being the obnoxious baker that once every blue moon posts something. This time, I come to you with a pie that's not really a pie, and that's a subtle hijack of a much more difficult piece of baking: a peach and almond pie.
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Because sometimes people ask you for "a chocolate cake" and you feel like you've been insulted. You're a diva that way. You need to make things a bit more special. So there you are, berries.
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So far, this Spring has been pretty shitty. If you're in Western Europe, you're having thoughts about finding the nearest weather drone and kick its metaphorical teeth in. However, let's not spoil our fun: some of the summery food and treats are there and we should use them. Therefore: strawberry tiramisu, yes, let's do that.
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This is not for the feeble at heart. You know the Belgian people. They are fierce, blood thirsty and they've all been trained in the secret arts of assassination. They're also the masters of waffles, and one can't help but think they can't be so innocent in that enterprise either.
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Apple and Gingerbread Tiramisu is one of the best desserts I've tasted. It's also quite perfect for Fall. You know, Fall, that time when poets tell you about freaking leaves and stuff. Fall isn't about that, it's about people giving you truckloads of apples, and you've got no idea what to do with it. So here I am, a true poet, and I offer you this
I wanted to tackle the challenge of macarons. Long story short, I only partly succeed, but in the process of reaching this half-failure, I made a full success. Namely, homemade creamy lemon curd. With scones. With brioche. Sandwiched between two meringues. The perfectly fresh and zesty treat for summer. Or winter. I had made it, it was mine.