Pumpkin Ginger Snaps

Every family has at least a few recipes that have been around longer than most family members have been alive (and look like it too).  My Grandma has a solid amount of these in an overflowing recipe box, one of which is an amazing ginger snap recipe. Her mom got it when my Grandma was … Continue reading Pumpkin Ginger Snaps

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had a good amount of caramel left after making the apple pie last weekend, so there was obviously only one thing to do... Make cookies. I've already elaborated about my love for sea salt in baking, but I'm super happy right now because I got an amazing Ile de Re sea salt while in … Continue reading Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies: Classic and Oreo Crush

This is the first thing I ever baked. My mom and I have been making these cookies for as long as I can remember and for good reason: they're crispy around the edge and chewy in the middle and totally addictive overall. I started bringing them to school when I lived in residence after weekends … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies: Classic and Oreo Crush

Matcha Lemon Macarons

I will never forget the first time I ate a macaron:  I was 16 years old in Paris for the first time with my parents when we stopped at Laduree because that's obviously what you do on your first trip to Paris.  I was so enamoured by these beautiful little cookies in this storied cafe. … Continue reading Matcha Lemon Macarons

Rosemary Duck Fat Cookies

I went to the market last weekend and there's always this lady with HEAPS of amazing fresh herbs.  I came out with lovely bunches of rosemary and mint and once home, made an unreal rosemary syrup for cocktails (whole other story).  For those of you who have made herb infused syrups, you know you end … Continue reading Rosemary Duck Fat Cookies

Mad for Matcha Cookies

A few months ago I became addicted to matcha tea.  It's so smooth and flavourful with a hint of natural sweetness (not to mention it just revs you up in the morning) that it's impossible not to love.  Matcha Matsu from David's Tea specifically mentions blending into smoothies and milkshakes, so I thought heck, why … Continue reading Mad for Matcha Cookies