Homemade Marshmallow – so sweet

I have bought all the ingredients and tools for ages and always lack the courage to go ahead to actually make it.  Turned out it is indeed brain dead simple to make and taste completely different from store bought.  It is likely more expensive to make your own then buying but this is totally worth…

Batkid inspired ”♥ FULLSTACK” cookies (fun with cookie stamp)

I bet you must have heard about the heart warming story of the Make-a-wish foundation transforming San Francisco into Gotham and a five years old Miles Scott, who is recovering from leukaemia, has be super hero and living his dream for a day.  It is incredible to see thousands of strangers come together to make…

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

This Land O’ Lake recipe  a bit too sweet for my taste but indeed very fun and fast to make!  I will make it again but likely cut the sugar by half ! 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon…

Italian Cookies: Zaletti (Baking with Julia – Nick Malgeri)

Zaletti are cornmeal cookies are a specialty of Venice but are also found throughout the Veneto region which is in northeastern Italy. I have always been a huge fan of recipe from the classic cookbook – Baking with Julia.  This recipe is so simple and quick to make.  I just love the amazing crumbly texture….

Have you received these cookies from me as Christmas gift this year?

Hope you enjoy eating cookies as much as I enjoy making them. There is a TV ad campaign running from metro Vancouver city reminding us to “create memories, not garbage“.   I cannot agree more!  There are a lot of unnecessary garbage generated from warping paper and little useless gag gifts.  I opt to make  cookies to my true and…

Baking Party

It was so much fun to do nothing but baking  for hours non stop.   It is even more fun to do with a group of very organized geek (and wife of a geek).  Here is how I planned to keep ourselves on track – portable tiny white board!  Basic listing of all the cookies…

Planning and preparing a very ambitious and fun cookie baking party

I have brought  in a lot of Christmas cookies into the office and also send out as gifts to friend last year.  Those cookies had received very good response.  A couple of the co-workers were asking me teach them to make those cookies.  Before I know it, there are already five “students” signed up. Here are the list…