This month: cookie tin

Christmas gifts sorted.

We call it a cookie tin, Germans know it as Weihnachtsplätzchen and it's 7 Sorters Kakor in Swedish. Whatever you call it, know that these biscuits are delicious and...
Like little pieces of art, these deliciously buttery Dutch spice biscuits are made using a traditional springerle mould, or you can improvise with our clever...
The German word spritzen means to squirt and reflects the way these cookies are shaped – by pushing them through a piping nozzle. The almond meal in the dough...
In Poland at Christmas, honey rye pierniczki are traditionally cut into hearts, rounds or shapes resembling Santa Claus, decorated with icing or a chocolate glaze...
Often associated with Christmas in Germany, these bite-sized mouthfuls of gingerbread deliciousness actually originated in Scandinavia. The combination of a soft,...

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We call it a cookie tin, Germans know it as Weihnachtsplätzchen and it's 7 Sorters Kakor in Swedish. Whatever you call it, know that these biscuits are delicious and...

Bakeproof: DIY dessert bar

The celebratory season is rolling on in, so bring your party A-Game with these shareable, playful desserts from our resident baker Anneka Manning.
Flatbread is a clever multitasker. It's used to dip into, scoop up or sop up, wrap, cover and carry other food, and works well as a blank edible canvas to top as...

Bakeproof: Little cakes

Little cakes satisfy that exquisitely selfish pleasure of having a sweet treat all to one’s self, without having to share.

Bakeproof: Bosnian baking

This column is a collaboration with SBS Food Deputy Editor, Farah Celjo, a keen home baker who shares some of the love and delight behind her Bosnian heritage,...
Each month in my online column, Bakeproof, I'll be sharing baking rituals, modern and ancient, from around the world for everyday baking.
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