Linzer cookies – don’t these beautiful capture the essence of the holiday season ? The powdered sugar reminds me of the sprinkling of the powdery snow, the beautiful star shapes and the vibrant red jam peeking out from the center is the hope for the future, welcoming the new year !Read more
A few months back a very discerning member of the family declared that if mommy cooks with raisins she should not expect him to eat it. To give him credit he does eat a variety of veggies and fruits. Of course I did not want to offend him by making oatmeal – raisin cookies 🙂 .Read more
Palmiers are elegant sweet crunchy cookies . This classic french pastry is the inspiration for this valentine’s day treat . To me a perfect valentine’s day desert has to be simple, elegant and not time consuming. Here comes the puff pastry sheets to the rescue !!!
Kids are all excited about making Christmas cookies .They like to get in the kitchen , help with the dough and generally have a good time . One of the easiest cookies to make with kids are the Thumbprint cookies . These are dressed up classic butter cookiesRead more
I have fond memories of trips to the local bakeries in Kerala . Bakeries were not as ubiquitous as the tea stalls , which you could find at least one in every few kilometers . All small towns had these family owned shops with glass display cases beckoning childrenRead more