Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Fruit Galettes

In fruit, pastry, tart on April 19, 2010 at 11:01

Week 10 | 4.19.2010

It is an awkward in-between season for fresh fruit. Whichever fruit (screams) out to me the loudest when I visit the market will make it into these little rustic tarts. Most likely I won’t be able to decide, in which case a variety of galettes will be made : )

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20-Hour Apple & Spiced Bavarian Cake

In cake, fruit on March 20, 2010 at 18:40

Week 6 | 3.24.2010

I slept poorly last night, and it was entirely my own doing.

I was tempted by Pierre Herme’s 20-hour apple recipe – thinly sliced apples are layered with melted butter, sugar & spices and baked for 10 hours at the lowest possible oven setting. [The remaining 10 hours are for chilling the apples to achieve the proper consistency, i.e. melty]. I didn’t want to be oven-handicapped, particularly since I was planning on baking bread and cookies…, so I planned for most of the baking to happen overnight. Read the rest of this entry »