I don’t know if you have to be a girl to truly appreciate a tea party with dainty little cakes and cookies. I do know that men have no problem eating these little jam filled gems, no matter how they are presented. When I discovered the rose petal and quince jelly I was delighted because this way they will be perfect for my rose themed tea party! [Read More...]
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… [Read More...]
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… [Read More...]
This recipe is too easy! But the result is fabulously ‘cheesy’. Just take equal parts of flour, butter (in little cubes) and good quality cheddar cheese… [Read More...]
‘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… [Read More...]