Star Anise Tea Biscuits

Every single time I make a batch of these irresistible heroine-biscuits, I swear it’ll be the last time. And I’d probably keep that promise if someone didn’t always beg me to make them. Or if a sudden burst of inspiration…

One-Pot Meals Cooking Class

Next month I will be teaching again at LA Valley College how to prepare unfussy, one-pot meals. If you live in Los Angeles or know someone who lives here who would be interested in taking my class, please forward this…

Bread Baking Class in Los Angeles

With everything happening in my country, I completely forgot to post about my upcoming bread baking class at Los Angeles Valley College. If you live in Los Angeles or know anyone who lives in LA, please join us or forward…

Spanish Sesame Cookies

These Spanish cookies (tortas de aceite y anís) are the delicate sisters of my grandmother’s anise cookies. They taste very similar, but the Iberian cookies are flaky and dissolve in the mouth. Whereas the Moroccan anise cookies are more rustic…