Recipe Post: Fruity Oatmeal Almond Bars

This is such a great winter fruit recipe; much like my post on making berry swirl cupcakes in winter when fresh fruit is scarce using your favourite flavours of jam, these bars are as easy, if not even more so, to make in a jiffy. For this version, I’m going to use up some amazing…

Recipe Review: Orange Sesame Biscotti

Confession: I baked up these little gems some time ago, but I came across an old photo of the finished product recently, and was transported back into the heady days of culinary school, when my roommate and I decided it would be a great idea to take a baking cookbook and work our way through…

Recipe Post: Scottish Shortbread

Shortbread, especially Scottish Shortbread, is one of those “simple to learn, but a lifetime to master” recipes. There are modern shortbread recipes (and in fact I posted one just the other day, for my Meyer Lemon-Cardamom Shortbread Bars), and there is whipped shortbread, which is light and airy and melts in your mouth; it’s a…