cookie layer cake

cookie layer cake

i've lost track of the number of times the media has named durham the new "it" town of the south, specifically when it comes to food. southern living says we're the south's tastiest town. the new york post deems durham the foodie capital of the south. even buzzfeed ran an article called 34 amazing things that will make [...]

dark chocolate clementine cake

dark chocolate clementine cake

clementines offer a brightness matched by few other types of winter produce. beets are earthy and evasive; radishes are spicy and curt; grapefruit packs a punch, but its bitter aftertaste offsets its initial sunniness. january's gloomy nights, often solely illuminated by dull moonlight on dirty snow, parallel this cake's dense chocolate sponge and thick, dark ganache. solace arrives in the form [...]

pink champagne cake

pink champagne cake

in an alternate universe, carrie bradshaw is sitting in a wide-windowed manhattan loft, working on her column and eating a sliver of this cake. it's girly. it's sweet. it's pink and glittery. it's simultaneously boozy and composed, delicate and brash. white sanding sugar is hidden between the sponge and frosting, adding an invisible layer of texture that [...]