Dorie Greenspan’s beautifully written cookbook, Around My French Table contains a simple, yet masterful apple cake that she had enjoyed at a friend’s house in Paris…..Finally, after many years of wondering and yearning, I decided to use her recipe to make a wheat-free version that I could eat.
It all started so casually with a simple question: “Ever had hummingbird cake?” An image of four and twenty blackbirds in a pie immediately started to swirl through my mind. But I knew that wasn’t the correct answer. No, I’d never even heard of it. Kathleen Cwirko, the talented stylist who helped to orchestrate the photo shoots for my upcoming cookbook gave me a quick smile and wrote down the name of the cake on a little piece of lilac […]