Monthly Archives: June 2017

Not-British Apple Cheddar Pie

In high school, my go to recipe for stress baking was an apple-Gruyere pie inspired by the short-lived TV show Pushing Daisies. It was delicious and just technical enough to make me feel clever, so it was with great confidence that I turned to this pie for my first Eid in London. In the end, […]

A Minor Dessert Disaster

As I closed the oven door on the pie I’d been planning for this week’s recipe, I had a strange premonition that things in the dessert realm were about to go very, very wrong. Maybe it was the foreboding way that stray crumbs had immediately begun to float to the surface when I poured in […]

The Carbohydrate Formerly Known as Horanbread

There are foods that you like. There are foods that you love and share with the people you love. And then there are foods for which you develop such a specific and passionate ardor that you tell the friend who made them that she’s not allowed to make any for anyone else ever again, lest […]