Maple-Star Anise Cookies

RECIPE: There are some unusual biscuits in Dorie’s book, and every one I’ve tried has been very enjoyable. These maple-star anise cookies were no different. I didn’t alter the recipe, however I’ve adapted the method for the frosting below based on this baking experience. I wasn’t expecting to challenge myself, simply aiming to make something…

Jammers

RECIPE: Another recipe from Dorie’s Cookies, this is the perfect biscuit to impress the more conservative types, as they won’t be scared off by unusual flavours but will enjoy a traditional biscuit served up in a new way. The recipe wasn’t altered. COMPONENTS: The base is prepared and rolled, and then stored in the fridge…

Fortune cookies

RECIPE: In recognition of Chinese New Year I decided to make fortune cookies. The execution of the recipe was harder than expected, and I had insufficient imagination to come up with my own fortunes, instead using fortunes off the internet that appealed to me 🙂 COMPONENTS: The mixture was easy to prepare. I only needed…

Iced Vovo Biscuits

RECIPE: It’s Australia Day tomorrow, so I decided to make an Australian biscuit. The Iced Vovo was invented by Arnott’s (who used to be Australian owned – foreign ownership is now common). While the vanilla biscuit base in Hotly Spiced’s recipe is probably fine, I chose to use one I was familiar with from my…