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

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Saint-Pierre Poppy Seed Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was the perfect re-entry into baking after vacation. Basically an orange-poppyseed loaf, this recipe was developed by Dorie for her husband Michael, after he and a friend brought some back from a café (after which the loaf is named) and asked her to replicate it. … Read more

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French Fridays: (not quite) Tangerine-champagne sorbet from My Paris Kitchen

I can’t EXACTLY say I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen but I made a valiant attempt. Having arrived home from Haiti on Thursday morning around 1am, I certainly didn’t have any leftover champagne hanging around the house and was too tired to even think about … Read more

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Cranberry and orange hot cross buns

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! one a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! I’m a big fan of Easter because, well, chocolate and hot cross buns. I love a good breakfast bun and along with French viennoiseries, I’d say hot cross buns would be my absolute favourite way to start the day. I’ve … Read more