We find it essential to feed creativity. For a recent workshop Aki put together Rolo blondies. We needed a pick me up so she went though the cupboards to see what she had to work with. The creation of these down-home, chocolatey, chewy, caramel treats were a delicious and inspired sugar rush. And they fueled a series of discussions about what is possible, as we explored ideas and techniques in the kitchen. Sometimes the most useful ingredients are the ones hidden in plain sight.
April 10, 2006