Category Archives: cookies

SHORTBREAD

   After some tinkering, I finally made a shortbread that is worth baking at home. These are simple and lovely with tea and fresh fruit. My first shortbread was buttery and rich, but off. They were heavy little bricks. You

SHORTBREAD

   After some tinkering, I finally made a shortbread that is worth baking at home. These are simple and lovely with tea and fresh fruit. My first shortbread was buttery and rich, but off. They were heavy little bricks. You

BERGAMOT SABLÉ COOKIES

Consider yourself lucky if you come across a little citrus fruit too small and yellow to be an orange, too plump and round to be a lemon.

BERGAMOT SABLÉ COOKIES

Consider yourself lucky if you come across a little citrus fruit too small and yellow to be an orange, too plump and round to be a lemon.

TUILES À L’ORANGE

Like lace made out of crystal, these ephemeral cookies give eaters the pleasure of breaking something that seems too delicate to touch.

TUILES À L’ORANGE

Like lace made out of crystal, these ephemeral cookies give eaters the pleasure of breaking something that seems too delicate to touch.

MAPLE PECAN BUTTONS

In December, like many bakers around the world, I make a complete list of the cookies I want to bake.

MAPLE PECAN BUTTONS

In December, like many bakers around the world, I make a complete list of the cookies I want to bake.

CHESTNUT SABLÉS

Spring days whiz by stringing me along. Chive, thyme, and violette flowers are budding…

CHESTNUT SABLÉS

Spring days whiz by stringing me along. Chive, thyme, and violette flowers are budding…

ROSEMARY HAZELNUT TUILES

These cookies join the Club of Leftover Eggwhites…

ROSEMARY HAZELNUT TUILES

These cookies join the Club of Leftover Eggwhites…

DECEMBER SWEETS: A PHOTO TOUR

December is a busy month for a pastry chef… working odd hours, long hours, short hours (last night I worked from 10pm to 2am… and I pick up again tonight at 2am).

DECEMBER SWEETS: A PHOTO TOUR

December is a busy month for a pastry chef… working odd hours, long hours, short hours (last night I worked from 10pm to 2am… and I pick up again tonight at 2am).