I think my best recipes are the classic ones I add an unexpected twist to. You bite in and you’re like, “Oh yes, that’s good,” but then you’re like, “Wait…what is that?” Like my chocolate chip cookies having a hint of coconut, and this apple crisp. It’s a twist on a classic. The hazelnut note is a welcome, yet unexpected flavour experience.
It’s a tricky thing to expect one taste and then be surprised with another. Expectations are both a blessing and a curse. They give us the illusion of control, but they can also breed disappointment when things don’t go our way. […] Read more