Tag Archive: desserts

As American as Crostata di Mele

During World War II, American GIs would frequently reply, “For mom and apple pie,” when asked why they were fighting a war so far from home. The phrase was picked up by print… Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake!

During the French Revolution of the late 1700s, as the populace rose up in anger over the shortage of bread and the ongoing famine occurring nationwide, Queen Marie Antoinette, the wife of King… Continue reading