Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.
Amanda Hesser is the co-founder of Food52, an award-winning cooking website. Before founding Food52, Amanda was a food writer for The New York Times as well as food editor for The New York Times Magazine, editor for T Living, and author of the NYTimes Bestseller, The Essential New York Times Cookbook. Amanda lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.