Two-Bite Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Yield: about 6 dozen biscotti Recipe: 89/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 38     Chocolate. Almonds. Bite size. This recipe was a bit more complex than others but is very well explained, utilizes some of my favorite ingredients and generates a ton of biscotti. I just had to try it. I found that there was a … Continue reading

Maple Crème with Almond Crackle

Yield: 4 to 6 individual crème brûlées Recipe: 87/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 192       Having plenty of cream in my fridge meant that I was going to make a custardy-type dessert, such as this maple crème topped with an almond crackle. It is not a crème brûlée per se because the top has not … Continue reading

Bountiful Coconut Almond Bars

Yield: one 8-inch square pan, about 25 squares Recipe: 82/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 70      After having been crazy-busy with my PhD for the last 3 months, I have finally found some calm again, enough for me to get back into baking at least. I made these coconut-almond-chocolate bars for a colleague’s birthday today. … Continue reading

Amaretti Biscuits

Yield: about 6 dozen small cookies Recipe: 71/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 34      Finding the time to bake when you’re a PhD student is much harder than I anticipated. This makes me sad. However, I am back to baking! These almond cookies are very good and taste a lot like macarons ! They are crunchy … Continue reading