Tag: baking

Anzac biscuits

  Both Australia and New Zealand share the tradition of Anzac biscuits. During World War 1 the women left at home made biscuits to send to the soldiers overseas. These were called soldiers’ biscuits at first, but became known as Anzac biscuits after the Gallipoli landing in 1915. Anzac biscuit […]

 

Miella (Honey and almond squares)

The recipe this time is for another almond treat following the recently posted French almond cake. Miella are dainty little honey and almond squares or biscuits that are perfect to serve with coffee or for afternoon tea. They are a little bit crunchy and very yummy and it’s hard to […]

 

Pain de genes (French almond cake)

Pain de genes is a deliciously rich French almond cake that is not at all difficult to make. The name, pain de genes, suggests that the recipe is originally from Genoa in Italy. The almond cake is particularly lovely served as dessert with fresh raspberries and whipped cream. Ripe peaches […]

 

Easy orange cake

Orange cake always reminds me of being in the country and of my mother. She always had a freshly made orange cake waiting in the cake tins to welcome me home. This easy recipe is made with a whole orange that is chopped to a puree in the food processor. […]