Pi(e) Day

Thank you to the punny genius who established 3/14 as the day to celebrate pi (and) pie.Β Any day where there’s a reason to eat pie is a great day. Add in snowpocalyptic weather and aΒ piece of warm pie is even more welcome. I decided to do a braided lattice because I was feelin’ a little…

Tarts, Not Torts

Once I started law school, I figured baking and blogging would just be a distraction. After almost a year of school at UConn Law, I realized that baking is a stress reliever. When the going gets tough, sometimes you just want to think about tarts instead of the torts reading you procrastinated on. Baking is…

Rosewater Macarons

Macarons are one of those quintessential desserts I associate with French patisserie display cases, where the various pastel colored cookies are lined up in perfect rows and exude happiness through the store windows since they’re colorful, perfectly bite sized, and create a window display which has the aesthetic of a Wes Anderson film (or at…

Banoffee Pie

This is one of the best pies I’ve ever eaten. I’m not kidding. Banoffee pie, a pie layered with a sticky toffee filling, bananas, and cream, was first developed in 1971 at The Hungry Monk Pub in East Sussex, England. It is a common dessert in England, but not so prevalent in the States, which…