Tag Archives: pastry

Pain au Chocolat

Since making pain aux raisins went so well a few weeks ago, I decided to continue my French baking journey and make pain au chocolat over the weekend. Little did I know that the process would span three days, and … Continue reading

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Pain aux Raisins

The last time I was in Paris six years ago, I stopped by one of my favorite bookstores in the city (and honestly, the world), Shakespeare and Company. Located in Paris’s Left Bank neighborhood, it’s an English bookstore that once … Continue reading

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Blueberry Peach Pie

I bought some star cookie cutters a couple months ago to use for the Fourth of July, when I thought I was going to make a fruit pie with stars-and-stripes topping. That never happened because I made blueberry cobbler instead. I … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week was a blur for me. I started recovering from being sick, celebrated the Fourth of July, and then … Continue reading

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Washington, DC

When I got off the plane in Washington, DC on Sunday, I texted my friend Rachel. I was supposed to meet up with her to go to a friend’s birthday picnic in Virginia. I walked through Reagan Airport (pictured above), … Continue reading

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Toronto and Montréal

A year and a half ago after the election (it feels like so much longer), I told everyone that I was going to flee to Canada. There was a flight leaving for Toronto next to my flight back to St. … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Reid Bakery

A little more than a year ago before I moved back to St. Louis, I read about Nathaniel Reid Bakery. Reid, a classically-trained pastry chef, is from St. Louis. He moved back to town after living in France and Southern … Continue reading

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