It has been quite some time since I dedicated a post to the topic of authors and the desserts that in my opinion they/their writing corresponds to. Here are 8 authors and their corresponding desserts.
Corresponding dessert: Guriev Porridge
Rationale: It is widely believed that this frugal Russian dessert was invented by a serf chef.
Corresponding dessert: Lemon sorbet
Rationale: Few desserts are more acerbic.
Corresponding dessert: Valentine’s Cookies
Rationale: These pink, heart-shaped morsels all taste the same.
Corresponding dessert: Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Cake
Rationale: This decadent, multi-layered cake is made from Guinness, Irish Cream and bittersweet chocolate.
Corresponding dessert: Sourdough Cake
Rationale: This dessert offering might not taste sweet, but it does taste good.
Corresponding dessert: Pink Waffle
Rationale: Pretty, pink desserts containing little more than air are not for everyone.
Corresponding dessert: Lemon Drizzle Cake
Rationale: This traditional English offering is bitter yet appetising.
Corresponding dessert: Jam Roly Poly
Rationale: This warm, sticky dessert is a staple of the English upper classes.
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