thecookingchook

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The Cooking Chook does Chinese New Year – Spanky Chinese Almond Cookies

Chúc mừng năm mới! Happy New Year! Tomorrow (February 10) is Chinese New Year or Tết, as the Vietnamese call it. But, just before I launch into my usual spiel, I would like to say that I got absolutely spanked by baking attempting this recipe. I learnt two very important lessons:

  1. Never rush baking.
  2. Always go with your gut instinct.

Read more…

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Don’t you dare white chocadamia cookies

I’m a little territorial when it comes to food, especially when I’m hungry. I have an issue with my blood sugar levels where it’s a fine line between me being happy and me being fungry (f@#*ing hungry) or hangry (hungry angry). My mood is also quite changeable if anyone tries to get in between me and my food, especially if it’s something sweet. If anyone is brave enough to try and steal my sweet stuff, they will get the death stare that says “don’t you dare” and probably a good slap on the offending hand for good measure. I bring this up because I had a “don’t you dare” moment when I made some white chocolate and macadamia cookies recently. Read more…

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