Tag Archives: Cookies

  • Aachen Printen Cookies

    Posted on December 21, 2014 by in Celebrations, Christmas, Desserts, Recipes

    Aachen is beautiful this time of the year. The city is surrounded in a magic festive glow and it is not difficult at all to quickly catch the Christmas spirit. People smile while meeting in the street, families spend time together buying gifts and friends gather together cosily snugged in trendy cafes. Children gaze at the […]

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  • Danish Vanilla Cookies

    Posted on December 21, 2014 by in Celebrations, Christmas, Desserts, Recipes

    As the Christmas season is upon us, nothing makes the spirit bright as listening to Christmas carols and making home baked cookies. Why still make the effort while so many delicious assortments are readily available within the store I don’t know. But to us, Christmas is not really Christmas without some home cooking and dare […]

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  • Crust pastry cookies

    Posted on June 15, 2014 by in Desserts, Pastries, Recipes

    Have you ever made a crust pastry for a cake, wondering what to do with the left over dough? Sophisticated professional chefs seem to suggest that freezing the remaining crust pastry dough for a second time use could be an evident option. I really do not mind freezing food. Anything that makes family life easy […]

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  • Christmas Star Cookies

    Posted on December 22, 2013 by in Celebrations, Christmas, Desserts, Recipes

    It is Christmas again. I close my eyes and all that I could see is my mother in the kitchen baking these cookies. I am a small child again and I am allowed to help in the kitchen, gluing the cookies together with home made strawberry jam. But I am impatient, and eagerly run to […]

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  • Oatmeal cookies

    Posted on December 8, 2013 by in Christmas, Desserts, Recipes

    It is Sunday afternoon, a few days away from Christmas and our kitchen is full of flavour again. Smells like vanilla, roasted nuts and butter cookies. I have tried this recipe a month ago and it turn out an absolute perfection. Repeating the experience, oatmeal butter cookies with walnuts, dried cranberries, raisins and sultanas are […]

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  • Snowflake butter cookies

    Posted on December 22, 2012 by in Celebrations, Christmas, Desserts, Recipes

    What would be Christmas without the occasional bite into a sweet butter cookie? Here is my recipe for mouth watering delicious ones. Ingredients 500g flour 250g butter 250g caster sugar 2 vanillas 1 large egg yolk 1/4 teaspoon salt 100ml milk Method 1. Beat the butter, sugar, salt and vanilla together until smooth and creamy. […]

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  • Coconut pink cookie hearts

    Posted on February 13, 2012 by in Desserts, Recipes, Valentine

    There is something so sweet and nostalgic looking at the Victorian Valentine cards. I can see the anticipation, I can see the longing and the shy expression of affection, peeping though the frozen doors of etiquette to offer the unmistakable “I love you”. Thankfully, nowadays we are liberated from such formal restrictions. Yet, I wonder, […]

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