Teaparty Trio: Chocolate-almond cookies, Zingy Palmiers and Versatile Sponge

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”  C.S. Lewis Baking true classics never really goes out of fashion…Nowadays the household veterans live through their fancy, sexy, new-old Renaissance, but , really, they are at their best without any […]

Honey in Its Festive Costumes: Turkish Layered Honey Cake and Honey Biscuit

“I shouldn’t think even millionaires could eat anything nicer than new bread and real butter and honey for tea.” Dodie Smith   Fossil records show that honeybees have been around for 150 million years or  more. No one is sure when the treasure hidden in the hives was discovered, but  paintings of beekeepers lining the […]