Yummy Spice Cookies

Happiness is the smell of fresh cookies in the oven. Happiness is the anticipation of said fresh cookies with a cup of tea. Happiness is also being able to quickly reach for an all-purpose gluten free flour. A blend you don’t have to think about when wanting to bake breads, cakes, cookies or pancakes. Gluten free…

Homemade Biscotti

Random smells We are driving in Industrial Area, in the midst of the chaos that is Nairobi traffic and road construction dust. Matatus, motorbikes and people selling kitchen towels and bananas are everywhere. Suddenly we enter the twilight zone of smells. That yummy smell that can only be sugar, butter and baking. House of Manji…

Shortbread Cookies

Nice, Marie, Digestives, Shortcake … which were your favourite biscuits? Mine were House of Manji’s Shortcake biscuits, and number two were Digestives.  Of course, everyone loved Chocolate Biscuits, but they were so expensive. Then Kenyan shelves began to stock “Eet sum mor.” Now this could purely be a coincidence but many who liked shortcake biscuits…

Crunchy Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Hey!  How was the week?  The other day on tv, there was a thing about how even though coffee is one of Kenya’s biggest exports, the majority of Kenyans consume tea or beer. Whatever the case, tea and coffee go well with biscotti.  Biscotti are “baked twice” cookies.  These are the husband’s favourite. They are perfect…