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Fig, Goat Cheese & Thyme Shortbreads

In breakfast, cookie, fruit, nuts on December 16, 2010 at 16:20

Week 42 | 12.16.2010

Wow, what an incredible outcome. This is an involved, multi-step pastry but much of it can be prepared in steps ahead of time. Figgy jam poached in wine and spices, sweetened goat cheese layer, herb-citrus shortbread and a nutty crumble topping. Too much? You might think so until taking a bite, and then another, and perhaps a tiny slice more.

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Upside-down Persimmon Sour Cream Cake

In breakfast, cake, fruit on December 1, 2010 at 00:37

Week 40 | 12.1.2010

December 1st. Welcome back from a festive break! I’m re-energized to test out a “stack” of new recipes after a couple of weeks off.

I’ve been eating persimmons nonstop since they first popped-up in the market a few weeks back. I can’t seem to get enough of the pumpkin-apple, caramel-sweetness of this gorgeous fruit. The Fuyu kind mind you. Hachiya’s are delicious but almost too¬† *gasp*, too sweet for me. I also like the clean crunch of Fuyu’s A proper fall fruit.

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