I fell in love with these tiny golden tea cakes the first time I visited Fauchon, many years ago, and had my first delicious, freshly-baked madeleine from their pastry case.
With the blueberries in abundance at my local farmers’ markets, despite the typical grey and chilly San Francisco Summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time for baking blueberry scones. I like mine unsweetened and unadorned, like this one above, showcasing how the blueberries explode in a burst of deliciousness….
Earlier this year, when my friend Rachel told me about the 100 Hours Project, where you use these beautiful cards as an offline way to hold yourself accountable for spending more time doing something you love, it was a no-brainer to choose baking. If I’m not in the kitchen baking cookies, I’m talking about them on twitter, or pinning them on Pinterest, or thinking about what I’m going to bake next. I learned how to bake from watching my grandma and mom in the kitchen, and put on the apron solo while I was in high school, perfecting cream puffs and taking over the annual holiday cookie-baking extravaganza….