Best Baking Cookbooks of 2015

I’m always so excited when I get to do my holiday roundup of best baking cookbooks of 2015, partly because I finally have an excuse to sit down and go through the cookbooks piling up on my shelf! I may not have enough time during the rest of the year – or ever – to […]...

{Cookbook Review}: Guittard’s Roasted Banana Chocolate Tart

Happy November! I had a breakneck schedule in October and we’re already counting down to Thanksgiving, so it’s pretty much a headlong rush to the end of the year. I AM looking forward to putting some holiday recipes and sharing my annual cookbook reviews and gift guide though – so don’t worry, they have a […]...

Rose Saffron Lollipops for National Lollipop Day

Rose saffron lollipops from my cookbook Lollipop Love. Photo by Antonis Achilleos. It’s National Lollipop Day, and to celebrate I’m sharing another of my favorite recipes, rose saffron lollipops, from my latest cookbook Lollipop Love! I’ve always been a fan of the color pink and of using rose in my baking, so these lollipops were […]...

{Cookbook Review}: Honey Cashew Morning Buns

Joanne Chang is one of my baking heroes for accomplishing what many an aspiring¬†career-changer has dreamed: leaving her job and opening a highly successful bakery, then a restaurant, and then authoring two fantastic cookbooks. (At the very least I’m proud to say I’m a fellow Chronicle Books author with her now!) With her third cookbook, […]...

{Cookbook Review} Mini Berry Hand Pies and Baking With Kids

Now that Isabelle is almost two and half (what?), she wants to do everything herself. Which is equally in terms endearing and exasperating. What I like even better is when she wants to do what Mommy is doing....

Lollipop Love is Here! A Giveaway to Celebrate

  It’s here! Lollipop Love is officially out! ...