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Strawberry Pavlova with Mezcal and Lime

Pavlova, as a dessert, is about as close as a person can get to eating a cloud. Or at least the fluffy, airy, impossibly light idea of a cloud. The pavlova is named for the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, and is a traditional dessert in Australia and New Zealand. This strawberry pavlova is a frilly, foamy …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Turnovers, little handheld pies

I love pie. But I have to confess, it’s never been my strong suit as a baker. My pies tend to be respectable, but… Oh. My crusts sometimes shrink during blind-baking, and when I don’t blind bake I tend to find the bottoms insufficiently crisp. My crimping skills are so-so. I theoretically understand how to …

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Strawberry Fraisier with Lillet Chiffon Cake

I woke up this morning to discover that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. It’s a shocking result, that leaves me feeling like the whole world has gone utterly mad. Even as an American, I’ve been able to enjoy the benefits of open borders between EU countries in my travels and …

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