Category Archives: Flour

Strawberry Jam Crostata from Karista’s Kitchen

Karista Bennett, chef and writer of Karista’s Kitchen joins Pastry Craft this week to talk strawberries, strawberry tarts, and a recent trip to Italy. Karista is a personal chef and chef instructor, as well as a writer/recipe creator for DaVinci … Continue reading

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Kneading Conference 2013

It’s pretty inspiring to have a chance to be with a vibrant group of bakers (both professional and home), grain millers and grain growers for three days. We’re all speaking the same language – albeit from a different perspective. This … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Much to most Western Washingtonians’ surprise, we’ve had a warm, dry spring. It’s very strange. Most of my flower gardens are one month ahead of normal. The clematis have bloomed and gone, the calla lilies are in bloom (cue Katharine … Continue reading

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Kim Boyce’s Crumble Bars

We all need the help of inspiration at times. Sometimes we’re the inspiration, sometimes others are doing the work. Recently, I received some much needed inspiration regarding baking more with whole grains from Pastry chef Kim Boyce’s book Good to … Continue reading

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Cocoa Sables

When it’s right, it’s right.  Right?  That’s the best way to describe Dorie Greenspan’s new cookbook Around My French Table. I’m not one to jump on the bandwagon so quickly.  But having baked from many of Dorie’s other books, I … Continue reading

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