Category Archives: PPN; YeastSpotting, MLLA, Bookmarks; T&C

For Presto Pasta Nights (PPN), participants are invited to make and blog about pasta dinners. For My Legume Love Affair (MLLA), participants blog about beans and pulses on the theme provided by the current host. For YeastSpotting (YS), participants are invited to make and blog about bread baked with yeast (wild or baker’s) or to make a dish starring bread. For Bookmarked Recipes (Bookmarks), participants are invited to make and blog about a recipe bookmarked from a cookbook, magazine, blog, website, TV, etc. etc. For Taste & Create (T&C), participants are divided randomly into pairs then they are to find, recreate and blog about one dish from their partners’ archives.

Persian Cardamom Shortbread (GF; bookmarked recipe)

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summary: recipe for Persian Cardamom Shortbread – gluten-free cookies; using brown rice flour instead of white rice flour doesn’t ruin the cookies; the thrill of having gluten-free cookies not taste like they were made in the sandbox; really? no pictures?? too bad, because the cookies were lovely; information about Bookmarked Recipes

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Why oh why did I choose this moment to read a recipe’s instructions carefully?!

:stomp: I cannot believe we didn’t take pictures!! :stomp:

Surprisingly, Duguid and Alford don’t include a photo of the cookies either in the photograph-laden HomeBaking. Happily, Jasmine (Confessions of a Cardamom Addict) did though, when she made them. I immediately bookmarked the recipe. Month after month and year after year, I kept promising myself that we HAD to make them. And finally, after seeing the recipe again while we were just finishing reading “HomeBaking” by Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford, we decided it was time.

Why oh why oh why did we wait so long?! (continue reading )

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