Gateau Breton

It's only fair to share…This is a very simple cake with rum-soaked prunes.  Do not overwork the dough — it is meant to be quite crumbly.  Also, fight the impulse to add water to the dough when mixing it. I found it perfect for breakfast.  Here is a brief slideshow to demonstrate assembly.  The recipe…

The Wonders of Rough Puff Pastry and Palmiers

It's only fair to share…The first time I tried making rough puff pastry I was quickly disheartened.   It looked horrible and I thought I had messed it up/misunderstood the directions/or that the recipe was wrong, wrong, wrong.  I didn’t put much effort into it as I thought it was a lost cause. Recently, I…

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