Orange, Ginger and Cinnamon Palmiers

“Mangez bien, riez souvent, aimez beaucoup!” – “Eat well, laugh often, love abundantly.” French Saying The name of the Palmier cookies mean “palm tree” in French, called so for their shape resembling a palm leaf. Palmiers are made by rolling a sheet of puff pastry in sugar, and folding it twice in opposite directions.The name suggests […]

Toffee Caramel Popcorn Cupcakes

“Everybody’s got their poison, and mine is sugar.” Derrick Rose The origin of caramel is neither romantic, nor truly ancient. Hard candies flourished as early as the 17th century, where economical, easily transportable products with a long shelf life were mostly preferred, but candy makers discovered only in the 19th century that by adding milk and […]