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┬ácareer-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! ...

Caramel, Lavender, and Fleur de Sel Lollipops

  Dear readers, I’m so happy to announce that my newest cookbook, Lollipop Love: Sweet Indulgence with Chocolate, Caramel, and Sugar, is about to be published! I’ve spent so much of the last couple years dreaming about, researching, and testing out lollipops, so I’m very glad to finally be able to share it all with […]...

{Cookbook Review}: Alice Medrich’s Flavor Flours

If you read my baking roundup in December, you might have noted that I gushed briefly about Alice Medrich’s newest cookbook but promised a longer followup. Here it is, my review of her latest cookbook, Flavor Flours: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours […]...