Chocolate-Dipped Orange Madeleine Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies Recipe: 126/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 37       As the weeks of quarantine are prolonged, my supply of flour is decreasing at an alarming rate. I have only a few more recipes’ worth of flour as there is a nation-wide shortage and I have been unable to get my hands … Continue reading

Langues de Chat

Yield: about 3 dozen wafer cookies Recipe: 122/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 35     Since these langues de chat cookies are based on the same batter as the Tuile Cookies, I made these in the same day and this was quite time efficient. I simply prepared the batter, used half to make the tuile … Continue reading

Tuile Cookies

Yield: about 3 dozen wafer cookies Recipe: 121/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 33     During these difficult times, I have found myself baking more and more. Bread, pavlovas, croissants, and so on. One thing that is always necessary in our household is some cookies or baked goods to go along with tea in the … Continue reading

Hazelnut Ricotta Cake

Yield: one 8-inch round cake Recipe: 61/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 132     After all the baking I did during the holidays, not many of which related to recipes from Anna’s cookbook, I figured it was time to get back in the game. I thus made this lovely hazelnut and ricotta cake. It is … Continue reading

Candied Citrus Peel

Yield: about 1  1/2 cups Recipe: 59/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 321    Tis the season to… bake! In view of the holiday season I made a fruitcake for my dad (recipe to come), he just loves them during this time of year! To do so I needed candied orange. I had never done any … Continue reading

Frosted Banana Nut Bars

Yield: 16-18 bars Recipe: 31/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 66     The incoming weekend could only mean one thing: time to bake and enjoy the weekend with friends! I wanted to make something sweet but light (ish) at the same time. I thus made these seemingly finger-licking good banana nut bars, with frosting! The … Continue reading

Salted Orange Toffee Slices

Yield: about 4 dozen cookies Recipe: 12/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 30     For a colleague’s birthday I volunteered to make a cake and cookies to bring at work. Wanting try out a new recipe from Anna’s cookbook and having them in mind from her comment on a previous post, I decided to try … Continue reading