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Overdue recipe report: Luisa Weiss’s Mohntorte

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Technically, mohntorte — a wheat-free sponge-type poppy seed cake — is not a Christmas specialty, but I included it along with the two actual Christmas recipes from Luisa Weiss’s Classic German Baking (Ten Speed Press, 2016; pp. 126–7) that I prepared … Continue reading

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Recipe quick takes: Lemon–Poppy Seed Pound Cake

I don’t often do my own recipes here, mostly because there aren’t very many of them, but every so often it will work out that I end up creating something on my own. I was originally planning to make a … Continue reading

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Recipe quick take: Zoe Nathan’s Banana–Poppy Seed Muffins

You probably know the drill by now, but just in case: I’m baking lots of stuff this summer — more complicated things like cakes on weekends, easier things like muffins and cookies for midweek — and bringing them in to … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Joanne Chang’s French Lemon-Poppy Pound Cake

Now for something completely different! It’s been a while since I made any sort of cake, and I’ve wanted to try this one (from Joanne Chang’s Flour, pp. 70–72) for a while. The proportions are very similar to a pound … Continue reading

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