Old Fashioned Baking Powder Biscuits

Here is another one of my favorite “quick breads” – probably the quickest.! You can whip these up in 20 minutes flat – 10 minutes to make the dough and 10 minutes to bake them. Their tenderness and flakiness depends on how little you handle the dough. Too much handling can toughen them. These biscuits are just as good and lighter than scones. If you split them you can fill them practically with any filling. This is a handy recipe to have around. Continue reading

Matcha Green Tea Leaf Cookies

These easy and delicious “spritz” type matcha green tea leaf cookies require a prestigious and expensive ingredient: Japanese Matcha tea powder, but you’ll see it’s worth the expense! A cookie gun (press) is really handy here and making them becomes almost effortless. Continue reading

Pumpkin Drop Biscuits

This time of year I find myself putting pumpkin into just about everything: risotto, soup, cakes, bread and now biscuits. Could it be the color? With these dreary, rainy days it does bring a
bit of sunshine into the kitchen and of course you can’t beat the flavor and texture that it adds to just about any dish. Next, maybe pumpkin cannoliā€¦..? Continue reading