Wave of Wonders by Lauren Ko
Even if some of your slices are a little thicker than others, or the placement of your rows a tad wobbly, the overall effect will still elicit wave reviews.
This is one of two featured recipes from this week’s guest, Lauren Ko, via Pieometry Paid subscribers can also find the recipe for Happy as a Gram, a beautifully designed pie featuring mangoes, kiwi, and dragon fruit.
As a lifelong San Diego Padres fan, I grew up in the illustrious heyday of Tony Gwynn and Trevor Hoffman. I used to enter poetry contests sponsored by the local supermarket to win baseball game tickets, and then I’d scream my little heart out from the nosebleed section for love of the game and free admission.
In addition to the soft serve in a helmet and the seventh-inning stretch, doing the wave was a major highlight. I was always amazed that so many people scattered around a stadium could coordinate a movement so fluid, even when some individuals weren’t perfectly in sync.
This design, made up of many thin slices of fruit layered together, reminds me of that orchestrated effort. Even if some of your slices are a little thicker than others, or the placement of your rows a tad wobbly, the overall effect will still elicit wave reviews.
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