Espresso Chocolate Spritz Cookies 朱古力咖啡唧花牛油曲奇

Spritz cookies can be a little tricky to make. I have heard complaints about the batter being too stiff to handle and that the cookies losing shape in the oven. In order to be successful, it is crucial for the batter to be at the right consistency. For how to achieve the optimal consistency without … Continue reading Espresso Chocolate Spritz Cookies 朱古力咖啡唧花牛油曲奇

Viennese Sablés 維也納曲奇(唧花牛油曲奇)

I have been experimenting with cookie recently. It is just a simple cookie recipe that is shaped by piping but I’ve spent two weeks to compare various ingredients in order to find out what texture I prefer most. EC這陣子都在研究曲奇。其實這只是材料及做法簡單不過的擠花牛油曲奇,但EC花了兩星期做實驗比較材料以便尋找自己最喜歡的口感。 The ingredients being used is extremely important in creating the cookie that you wish for. Preference … Continue reading Viennese Sablés 維也納曲奇(唧花牛油曲奇)

Mini Chinese Walnut Cookies 迷你合桃酥

There are various approaches to make Chinese walnut cookies. Different ingredients and mixing methods produce cookies with different flavors and textures. My walnut cookies evolved from the bite-sized Chinese almond cookies. They are crunchy, nutty and not overly sweet at all. The addition of chopped walnuts leads to extra texture. Once you munch on the … Continue reading Mini Chinese Walnut Cookies 迷你合桃酥

Shiroi Koibito (White Lover) 岩鹽白色戀人

Shiroi Koibito ("White Lover" in English) are butter cookies (langues de chat or cats’ tongues) with white chocolate sandwiched in between. I used my fortune cookie recipe (which is a tuile) for the cookies as they came out nicer. A friend of mine told me about the sea salt and camembert cheese cookies that she … Continue reading Shiroi Koibito (White Lover) 岩鹽白色戀人

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Thumbprints with Sea Salt 海鹽花生醬朱古力曲奇

Are you a fan of peanut butter? I am. I love peanut butter so much that, when I was a kid, I used to grab the jar and eat it with a spoon (I hope my mom is not reading this right now)! I bought two big tubs of peanut butter when they were on … Continue reading Peanut Butter & Chocolate Thumbprints with Sea Salt 海鹽花生醬朱古力曲奇

Black Sesame Almond Thins 黑芝麻杏仁薄脆

This black sesame almond thins originated from a tuile recipe. I kind of tweaked the method a bit so no tuile mold is required. The result is paper-thin cookies that are buttery and super crispy. I’ve also used this recipe as a base for my chocolate fortune cookies last week (read about my post here). … Continue reading Black Sesame Almond Thins 黑芝麻杏仁薄脆