Tortes of the Times

It is said that birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake. Over the course of 40 years I have certainly heeded that advice while relishing in celebratory confections. As I mark a milestone this year I can’t help but take a retrospective look back at birthdays past reflecting on many things,…

Read more

Celebrating Pasqua with Pastiera

There are certain sweets that seem synonymous with specific seasons, holidays and occasions.  Cakes for birthdays; confetti (Jordan almonds) for weddings; churros for Cinco de Mayo, s’mores over a summer campfire; apple and pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving; candy corn for Halloween; shortbread and panettone for Christmas; heart shaped bon bons and sugar cookies for Valentine’s;…

Read more
Copyright (c) 2014 Fables and Focaccia.

Log In or Sign Up