Wellington Squares go by many different names including Caramel Squares and Millionaire’s Shortbread. They are flamin’ delicious regardless. I snagged this recipe from the lovely Avoca Café cookbook (so you’ll notice the measurements go by grams), a recipe my sister also regularly whips up for friends. They’re always a huge hit – watch how hungry … More Wellington Squares
To inaugurate my return to the US, I wasted no time in getting straight to the kitchen. Ricotta gnocchis with rosemary, nutmeg, golden raisins, toasted pine nuts and chard came courtesy of Big Joe (formerly The Bearded Chef). For dessert I rustled up some rather delicious peppermint brownies. They taste a million times better the … More Peppermint Brownies
In-keeping with our Asian theme, may I present Green Tea & Almond Cookies, and just in time for my afternoon cuppa. Green Tea & Almond Cookies 125g / 4½ oz butter, softened 55g / ¼ cup caster sugar ¼ tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp almond extract 1 egg 150g / 1 cup plain flour 2 tblsp … More Green Tea & Almond Cookies
My hot chocolate concoctions are coming along nicely. Firstly it was experimenting with almond extract which was delicious! Not a lot of people like almond, sadly, so that wasn’t always a crowd-pleaser. Next up was my hot chocolate with coffee! That was bangin’. It gave a wonderful depth to the chocolate without being obviously coffee-ey, … More Le bol de chocolat devient très spécial!
I love making soup! You just bung a load of things in a pan and cook ’em. I decided to put an apple in this, for sweetness. I kept the potato skins and baked them in a hot oven to use as a garnish. Potato, Leek & Spiced Apple Soup 1 oz butter + 2 … More Potato, Leek & Spiced Apple Soup