Bûchë

This low key holiday didn't diminish tradition of my annual spree of Christmas baking. That included a  Bûchë de Noël. Always yummy.             

Galette De Rois

Galette de Rois, the the kings cake, is surrounded by tradition. Traditionally, it is a sign of the end of Christmas. Interwoven with the baptism of Christ as well as the three Magi, it's a lovely French pastry of layered dough surrounding an almond cream filling....

Christmas Eve Dinner

 Usually, I work many hours and serve guests, and turn around to cook at home for holidays. This year I wanted the break from traditions and left it up to someone else to cook. Me and my wife visited local Woodside favorite Casa del Chef, a hidden gem,...

Panettone Once Again

This past weekend I revisited baking panettone, both for practice and in the dreamy hopes of attracting some investors. Anyone want to start a bakery with me? Regardless, read on.  I gave Carmen's formula a try (Madrid tienes miga), though I...