Tag Archives: Cookies
Some biscotti recipes have lemon or orange zest in them. A wonderful flavor of course. I had been playing about with my home made candied orange peel recently. Cover them in chocolate, add them to cakes and muffins, use them as decoration. So why not shred them and add them to my biscotti recipe?
I am quite in love with the result… >>
I love shortbread and I love tea. So why not combine the two? I found the combination of this buttery biscuit with the scent of roses irresistible. My favorite rose tea does not consist of roses alone. Next to rose it also has the perfume of bergamot, lavender and vanilla. It is called… >>
‘Arnhemse Meisjes’ (Girls from the city of Arnhem) are my absolute favorite traditional Dutch cookies in the world. They are flaky, caramel crispy light with a sweet crunch.. These cookies look like they are made from some kind of puff pastry but that’s not the case. Some people make them with ready made puff pastry, but believe me… >>
Are you serious? You’d rather watch reality TV shows than bake your own cookies? Now what is wrong with you? Watching reality TV will make you fat, lazy and depressed! Baking cookies will make you radiantly happy and svelte and loved by your friends! So, what are you waiting for? >>
I love making old Dutch cookies. I got a real iron plate to make ijzerkoekjes (iron cookies) that come from the town of Vlaardingen (near Rotterdam in Holland) as an early Christmas present from my mother-in-law Jos. They are pretty popular over there, all the bakers bake them, but of course it’s also a good tradition to make them at home. >>