Chunky truffle cookies with layers of bittersweet chocolate tones. A sweet tanginess comes from the surprise bits of cherries inside!
A spooky to sweet Halloween transformation with #loveSnR
Ahh tis the season for fake fangs and candies! When I was a kid I always wondered what it was like to experience Halloween doing the whole shebang. The whole dressing up thing just to go trick or treating seemed so appealing at the time. While I eventually outgrew those fantasies there’s something I never quite outgrew– confections! In particular? Chocolate. Make that dark and deep, please! These days when I do have the chance to partake in these kinds of Halloween celebrations, I’m one of the people behind the door who doles out candy to trick or treaters. (And okay, maybe I’m sneaking away a few pieces of chocolate…
Fresh-from-the-garden mint and chocolate truffle cookies
How much of our lives are driven by fantasy? I’m not talking about delusions by the way. I’m referring to what most other people call hopes and dreams. With the popularity of Instagram feeds that make you go all I-want-that-life, to the even more impossibly lovely things you can come across on Pinterest, it’s almost too easy to spin bigger webs of fantasy in the mind. Things that you aspire to and want to achieve, so to speak. I’m certainly not immune to these thoughts. I’ve always had an active imagination, and if anything being exposed to Instagram and Pinterest has only fuelled that some more. You know all those…
Cookies that are the good kind of hot
Why don’t we discuss what exactly is the wrong kind of hot? Well for one, the weather in Manila right now falls under that category. I just read in the news that the temperature will only go higher in the next few days, so I guess the city is only in the preheat stage. (I am not looking forward to getting baked!) Despite my longing for permanent sweater weather, there are still some things I appreciate a bit more when they’re hot– soup or coffee to name a couple, and apparently, chilli-flavoured chocolatey things. I don’t recall the first time I ever ate chilli-flavoured chocolates so I can’t make a comparison of whether…