This is the single, proudest moment I’ve had as a baker this holiday season. I really thought I lost my baking mojo until I produced this whimsical Buche de Noel. I’ll admit I’ve made quite a few cheesy treats over my time. I like the glitz and the glam and the glitter and the flashing lights. I like the red and the green and the cartoon-type figures that please my toddler. But a Buche de Noel, a traditional dessert served at Christmas, is for me evocative of a fallen log in a snow-dusted forest.┬áIt’s untouched, it’s pure. It’s a quiet, delicious moment undisturbed by the usual din and racket. It’s indulgent simply because it takes so long to create something that disappears in just a few minutes.Making a Buche de Noel has been on my baking bucket list for a long time. I used to Google “Buche de Noel” […]