Round little cookies that are comfortingly spiced and very easy to eat. As a bonus, they’re very quick and easy to put together! I had some chickpea flour from making MiMi Aye’s Burmese tofu–absolutely delicious and so easy, please get her book and try it–so I went from one cookbook to another as I returned […]
Brownie cookies. Forget any vaguely brown, sticky-sweet double chocolate cookies you might have had: these go full-on with plenty of melted chocolate, cocoa powder, and chocolate chunks. I have to say one of my favourite textures in baking is melted chocolate and butter. It’s just so glossy and is the perfect colour. And when you […]
These are heart-shaped custard creams made festive: more generous and well-defined spice amounts, a little rum extract in the filling, and the suggestion you make them star-shaped. Twee? Yes. And they’re delicious.
Rich with oats, peanut butter, and chocolate, these are soft, comforting cookies. You’d think, maybe, that these warm, toasty flavours and rich textures are better suited to cooler days. They’re actually built to be ice cream sandwiches.
Yeah, I went there. Or rather, Nigella Lawson went there first in ‘Feast’, which is one of my favourite cook books. I think she conveys quite well the sort of feelings I have towards Valentine’s Day: she talks about her all-round cynicism (and it’s this darker side of Nigella which comes through in her writing […]