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Gingerbread men

Gingerbread men

Gingerbread men became a constant presence in our Christmas. I started making them regularly a few years ago, following this recipe. This year I decided to try a new one, the one that should be the original one. I say should because we know that…

Saint Lucy’s cookies

Saint Lucy’s cookies

I read the story of Santa Lucia cookies today. They say that in Verona, around the thirteenth century, there was an epidemic of disease in the eyes of children. They then decided to make a pilgrimage to a church in the name of Santa Lucia.…

Buckwheat cookies

Buckwheat cookies

How to make buckwheat cookies Ingredients: 180 g of buckwheat flour 100 g 00 + flour for the work surface 120 g of cold butter from the fridge 90 g of brown sugar 1 egg a pinch of salt 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract  …

Rivisited Anzac biscuits – healthier version

Rivisited Anzac biscuits – healthier version

It’s been a while since I first saw Anzac biscuits recipe and saved it. It seemed to be a very simple recipe and the coconut and oat mix looked perfect. I do not prepare cookies very often, but when I do they have to be…

Christmas almond cookies

Christmas almond cookies

These Christmas almond cookies attracted me for its decoration when I saw them in a Martha Stewart Living magazine. I saved the recipe for Christmas. While deciding with my friend Emanuela which cookies prepare for Christmas, we were directed toward another already-known recipe, as during…

Lovely gingerbread cookies

Lovely gingerbread cookies

I have always dreamed to prepare gingerbread cookies. I don’t know why, but something always turned my attention elsewhere and, soon Christmas was gone and I had not prepared them. This year I have finally prepared them. Thanks to my friend Emanuela who proposed me…

Adorable glass cookie recipe

Adorable glass cookie recipe

I prepared this glass cookie recipe thinking about Christmas, even if I end up loving the heart shaped one more than the star shaped cookie. It is a simple cookie recipe…with a great effect, in my opinion. A really cute idea not only for Christmas, but anytime…

And so this is Christmas cookies

And so this is Christmas cookies

Since I saw these Christmas cookies I keep singing John Lennon’s song – and so this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun… I love John Lennon (my dog is called Lennon and his mate Yoko…

The Ikea cookies

The Ikea cookies

I decided to prepare these Ikea cookies not because Ikea’s ones, but because such an ensemble of tasty ingredients could only lead to a delicacy. It is curious how much almond I’ve been eating lately. They’re healthy, fortunately! I have never been fond of it, but…

THE Chocolate Chip Cookie

THE Chocolate Chip Cookie

Yes, this is THE chocolate chip cookie. The best. The one that really tempts you when you go in the kitchen to do something else and…capitulate to it. I am gluttonous, but not that much. I am usually a person who loves food, but I do also control myself. Or…