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How to make Croissants.

April 28, 2023 smitsa 0

Croissants are a classic French pastry that are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a special occasion like Mother’s Day. They may seem daunting to make […]

Half loaf of bread, slices of bread, wheat ears on a wooden table.

Breaking Bread

April 27, 2023 smitsa 0

Bread is a staple food made by combining flour, water, yeast, salt, and sometimes sugar and fat. Of all the baked foods it is still […]

Whoopie pies. Chocolate sandwich cookies with cream filling. Delicious American homemade cakes.

How to Make a Whoopie Pie

April 3, 2023 smitsa 0

The whoopie pie is a soft, luscious chocolate cake which hails from Amish culture in the northern USA states around Pennsylvania. It has even been […]

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How to Make a Pate Sablee

March 7, 2023 smitsa 0

Pate Sablee – the pastry for very delicate and sweet tarts. It requires butter at room temperature and not cold or fridge temperature. Always prepared […]

Tuiles on a Petit Four Stand

How to make Tuiles

November 16, 2021 Heydass 0

Tuiles are French wafers (thin biscuits) which are baked. They are formed into an arc rather like a Pringle™. They make an elegant garnish for […]

Empire biscuits on a white background with a cup of tea or coffee.

How to make Empire Biscuits

November 4, 2021 smitsa 0

Empire biscuits are easy to make. Old-fashioned but delicious they still grace the teatime table. They are simply a sandwich of biscuit with raspberry jam […]