When I saw that the next recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s book was an apple cake, my eyes got really big and I started to smile. 🙂
Kids approved. The Chef approved. This recipe is a keeper. Merci Dorie.
(This is a fictional story I wrote inspired by these recipes.)
They walked up the stairs and the sweet smell of apples filled the narrow staircase. Then she saw her. This adorable face with little glasses. Thick grey hair. A rose patterned apron. She introduced herself as Marie-Helene, Jean-Marc’s grandmother. Jean-Marc stepped away for a moment. Marie-Helene showed Chantal what she baked that afternoon. In the windowsill there was a gorgeous apple cake cooling. Jean-Marc returned with hot tea and some cups and they all took a seat at her tiny kitchen table that was covered with a delicate lace table cloth. Marie-Helene offered Chantal a slice of the apple cake.