Posts tagged baking
The Cake Monet Ate

The Impressionist artists of Paris captured images of their food with paint daubs on canvas, like Claude Monet, who was just as much a food obsessed gourmand as he was a painter. He began his day with an early breakfast: omelette aux fines herbes, sausage, toast, jam and tea, then off to paint water lilies until lunchtime. Monet employed a cook, grew his own vegetables, planned seasonal menus, ate fresh eggs from his own chickens, and had a cider press.

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Sweeter Than Honey

"L'shana tovah u'metukah," or as we now say simply, "l'shana tovah," the Hebrew wish for a sweet new year. Food shared during Rosh Hashanah is symbolic--- such as honey--- for a happy and prosperous new year. Typically honey is eaten with apples during this holiday. 

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