Chocolate-Dipped Almond Coconut Shortbread Cookie RecipeThese crumbly shortbread cookies pair perfectly with a cup of hot chocolate, coffee, or tea. They’re also a tasty and thoughtful holiday gift.  --Recipe originally published on

Orange and Pistachio Shortbread

These cookies are seriously yum. A perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee or tea. Buttery, flaky shortbread with zingy orange zest and sweet pistachios. Shortbread at the next level! ...more

Millionaire Bars! {Cha-Ching!}

Who could resist this lovely trio of buttery, crumble shortbread, smooth, creamy caramel and decadent, rich milk chocolate? It looks and tastes like a million buckaroos!  ...more

Scottish Shortbread

 This week we will be celebrating Robert Burns birthday, 25th January and we will be hosting a Burns Supper, SupperClub, here at our home in France, a number of friends book to come along to our 'underground restaurant' to enjoy the various meals/menus that we create.This week we have 17 people joining us for Burns Supper, 11 of them French and they want to try Haggis (national dish of Scotland), I will post the details of the menus and recipes later in the week as I prepare them for Saturday evening....more

Marzipan Shortbread Cookies

This was not planned. I’ve already made enough cookies for Christmas party this year. But then I saw the recipe for Marzipan Shortbread Cookies on Pinterest, and I just couldn’t resist them. Love marzipan, love shortbread ♥ ♥ ♥I didn’t have any marzipan at home, but it turned out that was not a big obstacle. Just put some slivered almonds, powdered sugar, an egg white and almond extract in your food processor, mix for a minute – and there is your marzipan. ...more

Spiced Apple Two-Bite Tarts

Spicy Apple Tarts with Crème FraicheThat old expression, “good things come in small packages,” describes these apple tarts.  The tart crust is like pecan shortbread, the apple filling is perfectly spiced and the crème fraiche topping adds a delicious tart tangy flavor.This dessert can also be made ahead which makes it a great choice when entertaining.The only down side to these delectable bites is that you will have to make a double batch because you won’t be able to stop eating them.Recipe from Cooking Light....more

Lemony Almond Shortbread And A Shot Of Sour Redolence

I acquired the habit of munching on Scottish shortbreads when I was studying in Durham more than two years ago. Back then, I could buy up to two packs a week – a behaviour that is not unlike that of a smoker and his pack of cigarettes. It did not help that shortbreads were sold at such affordable prices in the UK – at least two to three times cheaper than those found in Singapore....more