a curious cook

Category: COOKIES

Dutch mini speculoos cookies or kruidnootjes

Dutch mini speculoos cookies or kruidnootjes

  A bowl of these little cookies on the table will be mysteriously (?) empty at the end of the morning. Very dangerous! But even so,  I always bake a batch of these Dutch mini speculoos cookies or kruidnootjes tot the Dutch holiday Sinterklaas. It is […]

vegan chocolate kisses

vegan chocolate kisses

  Aquafaba is such a miracle! You can even make chocolate kisses with it. I usually use ready-made cookies for the base, but you can also bake small cookies yourself (try one of the cookie recipes from my Dutch book Dosia Bakt Vegan). You can […]

Vegan ginger nut

Vegan ginger nut

Recept voor een lekker knapperig en kruidig gemberkoekje dat je snel en eenvoudig bakt.

Ginger and marmalade cookie

Ginger and marmalade cookie

For my variation on the classic mantecadito cookie from Puerto Rico I made a sandwich biscuit in the shape of a heart with a filling of marmalade. The filling of this ginger and marmalade cookie peeps out in the middle. I like a little bitterness […]

Mantecadito cookie from Puerto Rico

Mantecadito cookie from Puerto Rico

The classic mantecadito cookie from Puerto Rico was brought to this Caribbean island by the Spanish. The name comes from the Spanish word manteca that means butter or shortening.  This cookie resembles the polvoron, that crumbly Spanish Christmas cookie made with almond flour and covered […]

Chaklama cookie from Oman

Chaklama cookie from Oman

  Oman lies on the tip of the Arabian peninsula and its climate is just a bit different from that of the other Gulf states. Besides wild mountains and wide desert you can find waving palm trees and a much greener landscape along the coast. […]