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The miracle of egg-whites, clear and slimy, whipped into frothy clouds. Soft peaks, like Baby’s Breath. Mixed with sugar, tiny bubbles form, then crackle and pop. As the heat finds the sugar, it begins to brown, turning a rich golden … Continue reading
Taken from the oven, it hisses gently. A miraculous mix of eggs, sugar and fat. The knife slides in and out cleanly. A cake for my mother, who first gave me the gift of baking.