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Apple Pocket Pies

Pocket pies are fun to make and eat, and a great way to use up a bunch of apples beyond their prime! To be honest, I’ve had my fair share of apples recently, but these pockets were quite irresistible nevertheless. The dough was lovely, and I’m already thinking about all the sweet and savory fillings […]

Raspberry Tartlets

We got to pick a few containers of fresh raspberries last Sunday, and I wanted to bake something pretty with them. I decided to use up our stock of hazelnuts for the crust, and whipped up a light mousse filling with soy yogurt and agar agar powder. Delicious and relatively easy to make, these were […]

Zesty Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

The fruit combo in this cake is very nice and summery – lemon zest adds a refined kick to the usual pairing of rhubarb and strawberries, and the cake layer is sweet with a hint of cinnamon. When I first baked this, my mom said that it tastes like it had eggs in it. And […]