Apple oatmeal chocolate chip spice cake with caramel frosting

Happy mother’s day to all the mothers of the world, but in particular, of course, to my own mom, Jane. My mom is kind and compassionate and curious. She knows more about more things than most people ever will, and … Continue reading

Meyer lemon, rosemary, black pepper mousse & chocolate-dipped ginger shortbread

When I was 12 or 13, my friend and I made dinner for our parents. The whole meal – cordials, a main course, dessert. Our parents gave us complete freedom in the kitchen, and bravely agreed to eat whatever we … Continue reading