Exhausted from all that shopping and site-seeing during the holidays? Nothing a little tea and dessert can’t fix. Here are some of the best spots—and best pairings—to keep you going.
Emily Chang is a writer (and avid snacker) based in New York. Recipes to a Young Poet, her blog about the connection between food and literature, can be found here.
Would you rather eat a few flawed cookies or a single perfect one? Emily Chang finds an answer in Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. Plus, her recipe for six-minute snickerdoodles.
The creatures in one of J.D. Salinger’s short stories would gobble up this recipe for banana bread. By Emily Chang.
Perfection is hard to achieve in the kitchen, but sometimes it’s unnecessary. Emily Chang gets unlikely inspiration for an eggless dessert from the prose of Carson McCullers.