Baking the French way is an operation quite similar to heart surgery. But once you have prepared your own “tarte aux framboises”, a raspberry tart(e), you’ll feel quite proud, and rightfully so!
…for all people who like to bake their own tarts and cakes. It’s nothing else in fact than little bone-shaped morsels made of ceramic and produced only for weighing down your shortcrust pastry while baking it “blind”, which means: before really filling it. People have weird business ideas, don’t you think? I’ve been offered the little stones who replace the dried beans (or lentils) I had used so far, never ever knowing whether they were still good for cooking after […]