Matcha Almond Shortbread Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Matcha Almond Shortbread Hearts for Valentine’s Day Matcha Almond Shortbread – Rich, Tender and Slightly Crumbly

It’s been about nine months. That’s how long, off and on, that I’ve worked on perfecting these dairy and gluten-free Matcha Almond Shortbread. With my Flavors of Japan cooking class in a few weeks the pressure was on. Continue reading

Tangerine Almond Cake – Made with Love

Tangerine Almond Cake – Made with LoveTangerine Almond Cake for Your Valentine

Citrus-flavored and richly textured, Tangerine Almond Cake has a Middle-Eastern pedigree. If you’re at all familiar with Ottolenghi & Tamimi’s Jerusalem, from which this recipe’s adapted, then you just know this cake’s something special. Special enough for your Valentine. Continue reading

Fresh Flower Birthday Cake – No Flour, All Flowers

Fresh Flower Birthday Cake – No Flour, All FlowersThe Ultimate Gluten, Dairy & Sugar-Free Cake  

An enjoyable Adult Ed class last week. It was listed under “hobby” classes as “Fresh Flower Birthday Cake.” The announcement said “Learn to make a beautiful birthday cake with fresh flowers.” As the class was held in the dining room/kitchen Continue reading