Italian Fig Cookies – Cuccidati

Italian Fig Cookies – Cuccidati

Baking cookies at this time of the year seems to be a worldwide event. These Italian Fig Cookies know as Cuccidati are appropriately festive with a snowy white glaze and colored sprinkles. Take a bite and you know it’s Christmas time. Italian Fig Cookies are...
Italian Pignoli Cookies

Italian Pignoli Cookies

These Italian Pignoli cookies are the ideal cookie for Christmas. A simple cookie made of almond paste mixed with sugar and egg white and coated in pine nuts. Italian Pignoli cookies are chewy on day one and two but slowly progress to dry out and develop a crunch....
Salted Cranberry and Pecan Biscotti

Salted Cranberry and Pecan Biscotti

These biscotti are a perfect holiday treat. Combining the classic flavours of tart cranberry and crunchy pecans with a hint of salt and the warmth of brown sugar, everyone is sure to gobble these up quickly. Salted Cranberry and Pecan Biscotti just sing of festivity...
The Anzac Biscuit with a difference

The Anzac Biscuit with a difference

These Anzac Biscuits zing with the warmth of ground ginger that melds perfectly with the flavour of the golden syrup. There are many recipes for Anzac biscuits and all are very similar. In this version, I have added just a couple of teaspoons of ground ginger. Anzacs...
German Plum Cake – A Baker’s Odyssey #60

German Plum Cake – A Baker’s Odyssey #60

Plums are at the end of the season here in Australia. I noticed there were still a small amount of plums in the stores the other day when I was shopping. Plums are a luscious fruit and there are so many varieties. Earlier this year I came across these gorgeous plums...