Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint Cookies

View my step-by-step video                     Part of Kin Community’s Cookie Collaboration, my Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint cookies are just perfect for the holidays. The Pistachio is the perfect marriage with the rich jammy Blackcurrant center. This cookie is great year round, but the vibrant colors lend … Continue reading Pistachio & Blackcurrant Thumbprint Cookies

How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

View my step-by-step video         A slice of Rum or Brandy infused fruitcake heralds the warmth of Christmas. If a bite of boozy doesn’t give you the warm and fuzzies, I don’t know what will! All over the world fuit cakes of different sizes and colours make their way over to the … Continue reading How to Soak Fruit for Christmas Cake

Rose Cookies or Rose De Coque

View my step-by-step video               I don’t really have any memories of Rose Cookies growing up, but after we moved to Canada, I was quickly adopted by a wonderful woman who treated me like her own daughter. Every year she would make sure we were invited over with the … Continue reading Rose Cookies or Rose De Coque

Crispy Rice Flour & Lentil Chaklis

This is one of my favorite snacks! It’s cripsy and delicious and you cannot stop eating it. This is pretty popular all over India and goes by so many names, Chakli, Sakli, Murukku, Chakri. The recipe also varies quite a bit, some are made with rice flour and some are made with flour. I’ve never … Continue reading Crispy Rice Flour & Lentil Chaklis

Cinnamon Sugared Chocolate Truffles

 View my step by step video Who doesn’t love a Chocolate Truffle? These delicious morsels of chocolate are covered in nuts, sugars and other flavourings or dipped in Chocolate. They melt in your mouth, warm your soul and finish off a meal beautifully. Every year at this time the speciality Chocolate stores are filled with … Continue reading Cinnamon Sugared Chocolate Truffles

Kul Kuls – Deep fried traditional cookie

Watch my step by step video KulKuls are a traditional fried cookie made by Christians in India.  I have kept close to my heart for well over 20 years. In sharing this recipe, I’m paying homage to my aunt Celie who passed away a few weeks ago, way too young. She was one of the … Continue reading Kul Kuls – Deep fried traditional cookie