• Buckwheat Rhubarb Galette

    Recipe adapted from Bon Appetit 120g (1 cup) all-purpose flour 40g (1/3 cup) buckwheat flour 113g (1 stick) butter, cold 40ml (2 Tbsp) ice water 2 Tbsp sugar pinch of salt 500g rhubarb stalks 100g castor sugar 1.5 Tbsp cornstarch Egg wash (1 small egg whisked with a splash of water) Turbinado sugar Optional –

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  • Apple Cake with Spelt Flour

    A wonderful apple cake recipe that’s highly customizable. I lightly adapted Emiko Davies‘ recipe and added thinly slices apples to give the top of the cake a rustic look. Feel free to fold in chopped toasted walnuts in the batter or plump raisins to add texture and a chewy bite to the soft melt-in-your mouth

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  • Bey to Bay: Cornmeal Peach Whiskey Cake

    This is the second post for the Bey to Bay coffee and pastry pairing collaboration project with my dear friend Jeremy Kelley. We grew up on opposite sides of the world (Beirut x Bay Area) but with the same Mediterranean climates and ingredients. Follow along our posts and our hashtag #BeytoBay on Instagram! As we head

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  • Bey To Bay: Toscakaka Cake

    It took me awhile to write this post. I don’t even know how to start describing my obsession with this incredibly delicious Swedish cake. It’s the type of cake that you want to bake over and over again, show off at gatherings, and eat at least two slices with a cup of coffee. It’s simply

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  • Pistachio Baklava

    The intense smell of melted butter began to swirl in my tiny apartment. I peeked into the oven to assure that the little diamond-shaped baklava pieces were nicely bronzed and crisp. I knew it was time to take them out. Placing the pan on the stove, I quickly reached for the cold rose flower and

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