<p>We can't wait for the holidays and all things gingerbread, including whoopies!</p> <p><a href="http://diethood.com/gingerbread-whoopie-pies-vanilla-buttercream-filling/" target="_blank">Get the recipe here</a>. </p>
Weekend mornings are my favourite mornings, especially now that a sleep-in for me means a 7am wakeup (not sarcastic)! Early morning work shifts have their upsides. I like waking up when the sun is just getting warmed up and the streets are quiet except for a few people walking around and a maybe a car or two. I slowly make my cup of tea, plop myself down on the couch, and start browsing food blogs. Nowadays, I crack the window open a little bit to breath in a bit of fresh air and…
Alfajores Con Cajeta (Vanilla Shortbread With Goat's Milk Toffee)
Flecked with vanilla seeds throughout the dough, alfajores are the perfect excuse to whip up a batch of vanilla bean cajeta—a goat's milk variation on dulce de leche. The combination of sticky toffee-sauce and buttery shortbread can't be beat, but it can be improved upon. My recipe replaces traditional cornstarch with tapioca starch, keeping the alfajores tender and light.