Tag: Biscuits

The Musette: pecan crumbles

I found some pecans in the cupboard close to their suggested expiration date which prompted a spot of experimentation – my favourite type of cooking. The end result was these buttery, crumbly, heavenly bites. Yes, my beloved managed to snaffle a couple before the… Continue Reading “The Musette: pecan crumbles”

The Musette: almond marzipan batons

Hands down these are our favourite biscuits. Or, should that be biscotti since we generally buy them in Italy, made from almonds or pistachios, either as batons or more usually crescents. I’ve also seen way larger versions, tipped in chocolate, in Germany where they’re… Continue Reading “The Musette: almond marzipan batons”

The Musette: chocolate chip oat cookies

My Thursday evening English class served as my first official guinea pigs. Now I agree that a bunch of teenage cyclists probably weren’t the most discerning of taste-testers. But mine were reasonably forthright and, while capable of inhaling their own bodyweights in baked goods,… Continue Reading “The Musette: chocolate chip oat cookies”

The Musette: Italian style soft almond biscuits

I love almonds and am always looking for recipes which include these lovely nuts. I love biscuits but too many include forbidden dairy ingredients. I always have a couple of egg whites knocking around in the fridge so I love it when I find… Continue Reading “The Musette: Italian style soft almond biscuits”

The Musette: Probably the best chocolate chip cookies ever

I know some of you put the brakes on right after the Festive Season, but I like to keep the treats flowing at least until Epiphany. My bunch of taste-testers voted these quite unequivocably the “best cookies ever”. I feel I should qualify this with… Continue Reading “The Musette: Probably the best chocolate chip cookies ever”

Where’s the car keys?

It’s been a while since we’ve had a key incident. And, when I say “we,” I mean my beloved. At Christmas time I often make biscuits, cookies, truffles, Christmas cakes and brownies to give as presents or to offer to unexpected guests who pop in… Continue Reading “Where’s the car keys?”