Greek Almond Shortbread Cookies

Greek Almond Shortbread Cookies

I have finished a batch of macarons and I have three lonely, unwanted egg yolks left over. Rather than throw them out (I can’t bare the thought of waste), I have made this recipe. The Greek Shortbread is one of my favourite recipes for using surplus egg yolks. Having...
Traditional Crunchy ANZAC Biscuits

Traditional Crunchy ANZAC Biscuits

I know I am posting this recipe for ANZAC Biscuits a little out of season. I was surprised to find that I hadn’t uploaded it in April as I intended, hmmm nevermind. This is one of the easiest cookies to make and it is always well received in our house. I make...
Coffee Scroll Cookies w White Chocolate Icing

Coffee Scroll Cookies w White Chocolate Icing

There are times when I absolutely crave something sweet. During these times I am usually feeling quite fickle! I don’t want just anything sweet, there is usually a certain flavour I have in mind, but often… I can’t quite put my finger on it. This...
Giant Caramel Rolo Cookie w M&Ms

Giant Caramel Rolo Cookie w M&Ms

I really need to share this recipe! Everyone needs a giant caramel Rolo cookie in their life. Especially this one which is also studded with Banana M&M’s. If you follow me on Facebook you would know I was looking for a name of this amalgamation of candy. I...
Lemon Myrtle and Wattleseed Shortbread

Lemon Myrtle and Wattleseed Shortbread

I hope you enjoyed the previous story about our great Australian Outback. I’m sure it was easy to see how much I enjoy our amazing country.  Something I have discovered through my travels is that Australia has a taste of it’s own. Lemon Mytle and...
Edible Caramel Chocolate Cookie Spoons

Edible Caramel Chocolate Cookie Spoons

Would you like to try some edible spoons with your cup of tea, coffee or chocolate? I know I couldn’t refuse something as cute as one of these Edible Caramel and Chocolate Cookie Spoons. There are so many possible ways to decorate them too! The idea to make them...
Chocolate Crinkle Top Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Top Cookies

This time of year I like to have an abundance of treats on display or nibbling. It’s a personal thing, but I like to have the lolly jar full, stone fruit in the fruit bowl, nuts on the table and some lovely baked treats on hand. The children are about to start...
Momofuku Compost Cookies

Momofuku Compost Cookies

“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand” – Anonymous. The mixture of sweet and savoury makes these Momofuku Compost Cookies the best. I was challenged to share a favourite cookie recipe, a recipe that sees the cookie jar emptied in record time. This challenge...
Swimwear Cookies – Iced Sugar Cookies

Swimwear Cookies – Iced Sugar Cookies

Well yesterday was one of those really lack lustre days. Our whole family was in a bit of a funk, so when life gives you lemons what do you do?? I don’t make lemonade, I bake.  I may have mixed my metaphors but I decided the way out of the doldrums was with some...
Shortbread Christmas Tree

Shortbread Christmas Tree

Christmas may be a month away but I am already humming Christmas carols and fighting back the urge to get out the Chrissy lights. So instead I am cooking, here is my second baked gift for the “CSR Bake a Difference” fundraising effort. If you have just tuned in have a...
Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

A few years ago while we were tasting our way around Tasmania we visited a Lavender Farm, I have always meant to try and recreate some of the Lavender dishes we sampled. Initially, I had been a little apprehensive about eating Lavender as it seemed a little odd to...