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…

Vegan Chocolate Bar Topped With Granola

Vegan boy complains that there’s nothing sweet in the house. He threatens to go to CVS to buy candy. Neurotic mom says “Wait! Don’t go, I’ll make something”. Quickly she melts a bar of Trader’s Joe’s 72% dark chocolate and…

Easy Tahini Cookies (V)

I’m craving something sweet But healthy sweet Something to have with my fresh herb tea Something quick and yummy Maybe a cookie? Definitely a cookie! Chocolate chip cookie? No, not again! Oh wow! these look good Ooooh, I love tahini…

Apricot & Chocolate Rugelach

The best thing about them is that they are low in sugar and easy to make. The worst thing is that you can’t stop eating them. If you love your cookies very sweet then you should add 1-2 tablespoons powdered…

Finca Son Mico, Sóller, Mallorca

Imagine you’re doing a hike when suddenly, in the middle of nowhere, you see a sign: Tartes, Quiches, Zumo, Cafe I don’t know about you but I would be ecstatic. Now that we live in Mallorca, I hike often to Son…

Hand-Crafted Chocolate Bars

I think my purpose in life is to make chocolate bars. I would love to make honest good dark chocolate bars for living. Just like those crafty bars Dick Taylor or Dandelion make. I’m salivating just thinking about pure, rich, bitter, mildly sweet chocolate. I prefer chocolate that is made with…

Chocolate chip and granola cookies

You must trust me when I tell you that these are the best chocolate chip cookies in the world! Extremely easy to make, about 5 minutes to prepare and 8–10 minutes to bake. The granola is optional but adds a nice crunchiness and wholesomeness.…

Fig & Lemongrass Jam

After almost three endless months of never-ending summer vacation, Leo finally started school, a new charter school. Frankly, Z and I were excited about it but he wasn’t. He wanted to be excited, but, instead, he was very nervous. I don’t blame…