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plum caramel roasted plums with brûléed stracciatella

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Plum Caramel Roasted Plums with Brûléed Stracciatella + Pistachios in Olive Oil // Serves 4 10 small plums, pitted, 8 of them sliced into quarters 3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses 2-3 tablespoons dark muscovado sugar, dark or light brown sugar works too 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon water 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped 1/8 teaspoon ground star anise, about 1 pod freshly ground Pinch of sea salt 1/4 cup pistachios, shelled and […]

Fig, yogurt, and almond cake with extra figs

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FIG, YOGURT, AND ALMOND CAKE WITH EXTRA FIGS / Serves 10-12 Recipe adapted by Yotam Ottolenghi 300g unsalted butter 300g caster sugar, plus 1 teaspoon extra 4 large free-range eggs 270g ground almonds 150g all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt Scraped seeds of 1 vanilla bean or 3/4 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 1/2 teaspoons ground star anise, from about 7-8 star anise pods 150g Greek yogurt 12 figs, quartered For the extra figs: 3 tablespoons caster […]