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Vanilla Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

 Is it grey and rainy where you are? This weather is what I would expect London to be like- except colder. Everyone rushing around, sloshing around in the sludge accumulating at various street intersections; white knuckles from clutching their jackets closed as the wind rustles their hair. But one of the best parts about cold and rainy  ...

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recipe, sweet, winter

Vanilla Cardamom Shortbread

Shortbread is a classic. For many, it’s a favourite! And although delicious, it often gets overlooked during holiday parties and is often the only lonely cookie left on the plate. But I’m here to change that. You’re welcome, shortbread. We’ve revamped this buttery and crumbly treat by adding extra vanilla extract and a  ...

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The Complete Coconut Cookbook Review

Coconut is all over the supermarket shelves these days, reclaimed as a indulgent treat and placed in the spotlight for their nutritious qualities. But what do we do with these coconut products? Camilla Saulsbury, writer and recipe developer, clears the air in her most recent cookbook called The Complete Coconut Cookbook. Hitting shelves today,  ...

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recipe, sweet, year-round

Italian Polenta Cookies

These cookies are the perfect balance of sweet and buttery. And by that I mean, a hint of sugar, and lots of creamy buttery deliciousness. Don’t get me wrong, these cookies are extremely light on the tongue and they even melt in your mouth. The lemon zest adds a lightness that pairs beautifully with the slightly crispy cookie edge. They  ...

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