Cookie Season 2016: Green Tea Shortbread Cookies

Nope, that is not a picture of cookies.  I know.  I  normally don’t forget to take pictures of things I baked, but this time I did.  So I am leaving you with hungry eyes today.  And I’m sorry if now I’ve gotten the song in your head — for those too young to recall (I’m… Continue reading Cookie Season 2016: Green Tea Shortbread Cookies

Return of the Mac(arons): Green Tea and Strawberry Macs

After an early, leisurely stroll around the neighborhood this morning, I committed myself to the kitchen for most of the day because I wanted to see if I could repeat the Dessert Truck Works method of making macarons, but this time making green tea and strawberry. flavors.  I was so happy with the way the… Continue reading Return of the Mac(arons): Green Tea and Strawberry Macs

Notes From a Kitchen Nerd and GTB v2.0

I think when food stops looking more like a science project than food, it’s time to step away for a little while and do something else.  Ever since I discovered burfi, I’ve been playing kitchen scientist almost nonstop.  I’ve made 3 kinds already — green tea, chocolate/cardamom and coffee, none of which I’ve reconciled to… Continue reading Notes From a Kitchen Nerd and GTB v2.0