Today’s I am going to share a simple cookie recipe from China, to be exact it is the Chinese Butter Cookies. X is always a tricky alphabet in these A-Z blogging marathons. Last year I named my post with an ingredient starting with X which I used in my recipe. It was the vegan mango ice-cream. This year I am not going with the component name but the generic recipe name – Xiaodianxin. Xiaodianxin means cookies in Chinese.
After Gujiya, here is my second recipe from our India – Pav Buns or as the title says Whole Wheat Pav buns with vital wheat gluten. Homemade Pav buns were on my to-do list for quite a long time and what’s better than posting it during the blogging marathon? So here comes, whole wheat pav buns for the alphabet W.
For the alphabet S, I am going to present Snicker Doodle Cookies from Germany. I usually write down the recipe list for my entire mega marathon and the first one that I wrote was “S for Snicker Doodle Cookies.” This soft and chewy cinnamon flavored cookie is a treat for everyone. Even the non-sweet tooth person like me can gobble these cookies anytime, and I love this especially with milk. Ok, let’s blame it on the cinnamon. :-)
Today I am going to share one of the traditional cookies from Persia, precisely from Iran – Nan-E Nokhodchi | Persian Chick Pea Cookie with Cardamom and Pistachios. Chickpeas are popular in Persian cooking and this cookie is prepared with roasted chickpea flour. You know what, this is a vegan and gluten free cookie making it perfect for everyone. With the delicate flavors of cardamom and rose syrup and chick peas, this is sure a table winner.
I am going to share one of our favorite recipes today. It’s the Mandelbrot (in Yiddish) or Mandel Bread (in English) or Kamishbrot in Ukraine. The name might sound different, but it’s the nothing but simple almond bread. It is one of the famous Jewish cookies. In Yiddish, Mandel means almond and brot means bread. It’s twice baked bread, and the crunchier exterior makes it more similar to biscotti. Today I am going to share the Eggless version of the almond biscotti.
The next recipe that I am going to share is the Jam Tarts from British. The Wikipedia has the perfect definition, and I can’t put it better than that. So quoting from there directly, “A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry.” Pie, Quiche, and other open pastries fall under this tart category. There are different types of tart namely fruit tart, egg tart, custard tart, jam tart and this list goes on. Today I am going to share Jam tart, precisely Strawberry jam tart.
Welcome to the 5th day of the ABC baking from around the world. Today I am going to share a very simple semi-homemade recipe which can be prepared quickly. It’s the elephant ear cookies or the palmier cookies or the little heart sugar cookies from the French cuisine. So many names huh? All you need for this recipe is store bought puff pastry sheet and some sugar, some flour for dusting and water for brushing. With these four ingredients, you can prepare these layered, crunchy sugar cookies in a jiffy.
The second recipe that I am going to share as part of this baking marathon is the Buttermilk Biscuits, the bread based one which is quite popular in the North American Continent. Biscuits and gravy is a popular breakfast recipe, and you can find this combo in all the breakfast joints. I took advantage of this baking marathon and explored and tried all different flours. I prepared this recipe using Self-Rising Flour and it is eggless too. :-)
Welcome to the three day blogging marathon, and this week theme is – “Kid’s delight | Cakes and Cookies”. Holiday season always calls for baking. That’s the main reason for me to chose this theme for kid’s delight event. Join me with you delicious sweet bakes. :-) The carrot saga continues. :-) Today I am going to present a simple and mildly spiced cookie – “Eggless Oatmeal Carrot Cookies”.
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Oatmeal and raisin cookies are one of my favorite cookies. These are very easy to prepare and at the same time you can enjoy the goodness oats and the sugar. This is a vegan version and I have used banana puree for egg replacement. Also this is a nut free version which makes it perfect for sending it to schools on your kiddos snack turns.