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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...
Lebkuchen is one of the great Christmas cookies

Lebkuchen is one of the great Christmas cookies

Lebkuchen is a spicy German cookie synonymous with Christmas. Soft in the centre and slightly crunchy on the edges, fragrant with spices and sticky molasses. What this cookies lack in looks it makes up for in flavour and like all good things, improves with age!...
The Norweign Dessert Cone – Krumkake

The Norweign Dessert Cone – Krumkake

This week as we race towards Christmas day I find that I’m baking lots of recipes from this wonderful cookbook by Greg Patent┬álike these delicious Krumkake. In Montana where Greg lives, the snow is softly falling and the vista is picture perfect. Quite unlike...