Category Archives: tea

Tartine’s Biscuity Buttermilk Scones

If you have never been to Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, and you’re not going to find yourself there anytime soon, please invite a handful of (good) friends over and make a batch of these delectable scones. I have made … Continue reading

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Buttery Buckwheat Cake, How I Miss Thee

I spotted this recipe for a buttery buckwheat flour cake on 101 Cookbooks a while ago, and suddenly thought to make it for dessert when Matt and I had a couple of friends over for a dinner party. It had … Continue reading

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Banana Bread with Chocolate and Ginger: For Friendship

There are those dishes that instantly transport you to distant destinations, or the comforts of your childhood. Associations, as we call them, are what gives these dishes such boundary-bending properties. We all have these associations, these connections that add context … Continue reading

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