Biscotti is the perfect accompaniment mid-morning when I’m into my fifth or sixth cup of coffee. I drink coffee all morning long and I’m able to do so because I don’t use one of those horrible drip machines, but rather what I think of as my personal 1956 Lincoln Continental of a coffee machine. The problem has always been that I’ve never really liked biscotti. Maybe because I’ve only ever had the stuff that comes in a gift basket from Gallucci’s (a store I adore). Or the one time I tried to make it myself. It was rock hard and tasteless, so I figured I’d done a perfect job. But a while back, someone asked for a biscotti recipe, perhaps even a ratio. My able colleague Emilia Juocys was intrigued and so recently set to Read On »
Posts Categorized: Desserts
A British woman living in India shares her stories of Indian street food and her love of baking in her blog, via Eat & Dust.
Was it born in Pennsylvania or in Maine? Learn more about the tie to the Amish and types of fillings, via Wall Street Journal.
Epiphany has passed. Did you have your galette des rois (kings’ cake)? A French dessert comprised of puff pastry, frangipane and a ceramic figure, via the Huffington Post.
The genomes for the chocolate tree and plant have been released by competing chocolate companies. Learn more about the science behind chocolate, via Nature.com.