Marsala Poached Pear Galette with almond cream + another round of firsts

Today is yet another roundup of firsts for me. It’s my first food-related post. It’s my first attempt at making a pastry dough, pastry cream, blanching almonds, and poaching pears. What does the amalgamation of these ingredients culminate to? A galette! Hope this pans out.

This is me before baking: eyes glazed over, ablaze with insurmountable, starry-eyed hope   (づ。◕‿‿◕。)づ

This is me after reality hit: (⊙︿⊙)

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