november + a chocolate espresso cake

november + a chocolate espresso cake

i think i have mild synesthesia. synesthesia is a condition where the brain joins letters, names, and shapes with a sensory perception like color, smell, or flavor. for me, it typically surfaces in the form of color - for example, 'monday' is light blue and the name 'mary' is red. sometimes it's influenced by personality, etc., and sometimes it's completely [...]

mascarpone-filled cake with macerated berries

makes one cakeI made this as a welcome home from Minnesota present for my mom. I wanted it to be small, so I quartered the recipe using my mini cake pans. It turned out great; probably the lightest cake I've ever made.very slightly adapted from www.epicurious.comIngredients  For cake:2 cups sifted cake flour (or 2 cups minus [...]