Pear Frangipane Tart

Pear frangipane tart, or ‘tarte Bourdaloue,’ is a French classic: tender poached pears atop rum-infused frangipane all nestled into a crisp pâte sucrée crust. The Bourdaloue tart was invented in the early 1900s by the famous pastry chef, Coquelin, at La Patisserie Bourdaloue in the Quartier de l’Opéra in Paris. The tart traditionally features poached

End of Summer Plum Cake

This cake is my final celebration of summer fruit before embracing apples and warm baking spices. It’s the perfect recipe to bake before resolving to fetch the blankets out from storage for the cool mornings and evenings and transitioning back to coffee served hot. A simple acknowledgment of the transitive, summer-into-fall season. This plum cake