Sunday, August 9, 2009

The art (history) of pastry

This is a pear-and-chocolate Danish I bought yesterday at the bakery:


but I think it looks like a medieval carved ornament, with its twisted ogival frame and the slices of pear in the center making a rosette. (Underneath: a layer of dark chocolate and a layer of mascarpone cheese. It was delicious.)

1 comment:

Tommy said...

The amateur medievalist is struggling with the fat man in me about how to respond to this.