Gluten-Free Shortbread Christmas Stars

    This recipe uses only four ingredients and makes a very light shortbread that melts-in-the-mouth. The mixture has a beautiful soft and fluffy texture, and as I was hand-mixing the flours, I imagined this is what mixing white, soft, fluffy, clouds would be like! These biscuits make great Christmas gifts for those who are […]

Gluten-Free Lavender Shortbread

      This recipe makes a very light and crispy shortbread that melts in the mouth. The lavender flavour is very subtle.     RECIPE: GLUTEN-FREE LAVENDER SHORTBREAD   Makes about 26 biscuits, 1cm thick, and with a cutter about 7cm diameter.   250g butter, softened ¾ cup icing sugar + 1 tablespoon, sieved […]

Lavender Sugar

    Lavender Sugar is quick and easy to make, and infuses a lavender scented and sweet tone to many foods. The sugar can be added to cream or sprinkled on biscuits, cakes, pastries, muffins, stirred in with berries, or try tea sweetened with lavender sugar, or try making Lavender Shortbread. Another idea is to […]

Ginger and Almond Christmas Biscuits

  Christmas Tree shaped Ginger and Almond Christmas Biscuits strung on ribbons.     For those of you who like raw biscuit mixture rather than cooked, I can recommend this gingerbread biscuit recipe as a very, very tasty raw mixture indeed (I kept sneaking off to the fridge and cutting off pieces while the dough […]

Orange Butter Biscuits (Orange Shortbread)

    These shortbread biscuits have a lovely delicate orange flavour, due to the zest of one orange. PS: Just a tip for those of you who are biscuit ‘dunkers’ – try these biscuits dunked in a cranberry herbal tea, the cranberry and orange flavours compliment each other beautifully. Another tip: Shortbread biscuits can be […]