When Mary was a child, this was a favorite cake in her household, made from store-bought chocolate wafers. Our version is so much more delicious, made with homemade cookies.
When we were testing the recipe in the Spago kitchen, Zinna, one of Mary's assistants, suggested that we decorate the cake like an old-fashioned refrigerator. It was a stroke of genius!
You can whip the cream as the cookies are baking and refrigerate it, covered, until needed. Whisk a few times before spreading on the...Full Story