Snowball cookies

February 19, 2018

There are many names for snowball cookies – Russian tea cookies, boule de neige, Mexican wedding cakes, sables, and whatever the names are, they are similar cookies with only slight variations.  Walnuts and pecans can be added to give them a savory interior.…

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Sable aux Noix – Walnut cookies

February 14, 2018

Sable cookies are Frech shortbread cookies. They are crumbly in texture unlike those buttery cookies. You may omit walnut powder and sprinkle sugar on top to make it a classic sugar cookie. Use a variety of cookie cutters to make these more fun.    …

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Butter and chocolate diamond cookies

February 13, 2018

Diamond cookies are French sable cookies. They are buttery and crispy with sugar nicely coated around, appears to have been rolled in diamonds. These cookies should not be eaten warm. They need to cool completely so that their texture will be crispy.…

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Dark chocolate crispy treats

February 9, 2018

This is a very simple treat for Valentine’s Day.  If you run out of time to make something fancy, this should be a good one for you. Just dip rice crispy and crushed wafer into dark chocolate, and that’s it!…

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Japanese melon pull apart breadメロンちぎりパン

February 8, 2018

Melon bread is a sweet bread covered by a thin layer of cookie crust on top. This is a pull apart variation to the traditional one in that it is smaller in size and baked in a loaf pan. Both variations are delicious and I personally prefer this one which is fluffier. Do try this method and see if it is different from the classic one.…

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Traditional English Scones

February 6, 2018

This traditional English scone is plain and simple. Usually the scones are split in middle, then topped with a bit of unsweetened whipped cream and jam. You’ll always fiind these in proper English high tea set with other mini pastries, finger sandwiches and a pot of tea.…

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