dessert

sweets and desserts

This year, we are the Smugs! (Cake Day)

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

summary: I love Cake Day; annual vinarterta making; disaster averted (not again!?!) (click on image to see photos taken on previous Cake Days) Ha!! We are the Smugs this year! Yesterday, my vinarterta-making-sister and I squeaked in under the wire and made our cake BEFORE our fruitcake-making-sister. Nyah nyah! We won the game… Ha Ha! […] Continue reading »

Persian Cardamom Shortbread (GF; bookmarked recipe)

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

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 Bookmarked Recipes Why oh […] Continue reading »

Exploring my Celtic roots with Kouign Amann (BBB February 2015)

Monday, February 16th, 2015

summary: recipe for Kouign Amann baked in muffin tins; a Bread Baking Babes project for their 7th anniversary; submission for YeastSpotting; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) February 2015 (7th anniversary) Oh boy!! More snow! And it’s c-c-c-c-old! (15C in the kitchen and as low as -25C […] Continue reading »

Cherry Season = Cherries Jubilee

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Cherries Jubilee

summary: recipe for Cherries Jubilee; information about Not Far From the Tree and Plated Stories; (click on images for more photos and larger views) I was reading “Cherries” on Jamie and Ilva’s blog, Plated Stories, surprised that there was no mention of Cherries Jubilee. I came back here and was amazed to see that I […] Continue reading »

Just a hint of chocolate, eh? (BBB January 2014)

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

summary: recipe for Chocolate Prune Rolls; to knead or not to knead; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) January 2014 Do you love rich dark chocolate? Then this bread is for you! Last month we made bread […] Continue reading »

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