Dorie Greenspan's Fennel-Orange Shortbread Wedges on a black serving tray.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Fennel-Orange Shortbread Wedges from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a melt-in-your-mouth shortbread with an interesting flavour combination! When she was developing this recipe, Dorie was looking for something “that could be nibbled daintily with a glass of wine” with an unique texture. Of this, Dorie says “The cookies are flaky (the inner crumb is … Read more

Tray of lemon madeleines with a bowl of lemon glaze.

Lemon Madeleines

Madeleines remains one of my favourite French “snack cakes” (for want of a better term). Small and light, they are the perfect accompaniment to your morning or afternoon espresso and the perfect “goûter” (after school snack) for small hands. Mostly I enjoy them plain – a light, buttery sponge cake doesn’t need much more than … Read more

Pecan Cake Fingers with vanilla frosting on a cutting board.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Ms. Corbitt’s Pecan Cake Fingers from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is an interesting one but not a repeat for our household…  The recipe comes from “Helen Corbitt, a woman who was born in New York but made her name as a chef, cookbook author, teacher and tastemaker in Texas, first at hotels (including the gorgeous Driskill … Read more