A half eaten chocolate muffin in a case, on a white background.

Improving Muffins

February 26, 2014 smitsa 0

Muffins, by definition are small domes spongy cakes or bread  made with egg and usually eaten at breakfast. They are certainly not cupcakes! The name […]

Shaqima or sachima on a plate of wood.

Sachima (Sa-Chi-Ma)

December 16, 2013 smitsa 0

Sachima or Shaqima is a Chinese pastry found throughout the country. As in keeping with all pastry products there are many regional variations although it […]

Semi-digestive biscuits, square ones on a white background.

Semi-Sweet Biscuits

December 5, 2011 smitsa 1

One of the staples of the grocery list is the biscuit and possibly rivalling cookies would be  hard, semi-sweet or sweet biscuits. The emphasis however […]

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How to Make an Oreo Cakester

March 14, 2001 smitsa 0

Oreo cakesters are extremely popular packaged snacking cakes produced by Nabisco. They are based on the popular Oreo biscuit except the biscuit base is replaced […]