Stack of chocolate coated shortbread cookies on a baking tray.

Chocolate-dipped shortbread cookies

I don’t know about you but here in Toronto, we’re over a year into the pandemic. And we’ve just gone into a “stay at home” order (for the third time). We’re not doing well over here, not learning from other countries/ provinces that have done better in beating the pandemic and rolling out vaccines. It’s … Read more

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 (Dorie’s Cookies): Every-Way Shortbread Fans The Lemon Poppy Seed Version

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a riff on a classic shortbread and one I made when the recipe originally appeared in Dorie’s now defunct “Everyday Dorie” column in The Washington Post). It’s so good it got included in Dorie’s Cookies Dorie says: There are so many reasons to love shortbread … Read more

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Twelve days of cookies: Shortbread

Hello December! This year I’m doing something a little different on the blog – welcome to: The Twelve Days of Cookies! From December 1-12th I’ll post a new cookie (or holiday treat) recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining or cookie exchanges! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (each recipe makes 1-dozen) … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs bake from Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy Food

If you’ve been following me on Instagram lately, you’ll have seen I’ve been cooking up a storm from Jamie Oliver’s latest cookbook, Quick and Easy Food (I reviewed it here). But I haven’t just been cooking at home, I’ve made a few recipes with my Petits Chefs (gnocchi, lemony courgette linguine) too, and my Cooking … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Classic jammers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is her classic jammers – a buttery shortbread base topped with a dollop of jam and surrounded by buttery streusel. Can you say buttery delight?  Those of us working our way through Baking Chez Moi have already made the galette version of the cookie – it … Read more