Along with the typical back-to-school and fall-is-in-the-air vibe, for me September has always been a time to eat as many Italian prune plums as possible. My mother made it so: an end of summer requirement like the homework and piano practice to come, prune plums were to be eaten in great quantities, like a sweet drippy book end to all the fun and freedom I was leaving behind.
I associate certain foods with specific times of year and prune kuchen means Fall is here . Italian prune plums usually show up in the farmer’s market in mid-September and I always buy a big bag of them for several of my favorite recipes. For years I made the same recipe, Prune Kuchen with Cream and [Read More]