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BAKED GOODS Recipes

Matcha tea cake

POSTED ON May 4, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Gluten free

Matcha tea cake

Lately, Matcha tea has become part of my daily routine. I’m loving the creamy texture and rich grassy flavor—and find its perfect for a mid-morning boost. I should also add that I enjoy the extra caffeine—more than sencha but less than black tea. Matcha is known to promote a clear, calm and focused mind and [...] continue reading ->

Chocolate coconut bites

POSTED ON February 13, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert, Gluten free

Chocolate coconut bites

There is the sweetest little bakery in Williamsburg (Brooklyn) called Bakeri, which I’m sure many of you know. It’s the kind of place that I once fantasized about opening when I lived in London. Coincidentally, the mural on Bakeri’s wall depicting a nymph-like woman holding a tray of cakes is almost identical to what we [...] continue reading ->

The Sprouted Kitchen’s Almond meal cookies with coconut and cacao nibs

POSTED ON December 19, 2013

Posted in Baked Goods, Gluten free

The Sprouted Kitchen’s Almond meal cookies with coconut and cacao nibs

 

Since it was released last year, Sara Forte’s The Sprouted Kitchen cookbook has migrated from our book shelves to the coffee table, to the kitchen counter and back several times. And though I’ve have looked at almost every page on at least three occasions (if not more), it’s only just recently that I’ve had [...] continue reading ->

Vegan chocolate chip cherry cookies

POSTED ON March 10, 2012

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Vegan chocolate chip cherry cookies

A friend came over for brunch last weekend and I whipped up a batch of these cookies to have with a post-meal pot of tea. They were delicious. However, I knew they could be better and so I improved the recipe and made a second batch just now. The kitchen smells heavenly with the combination [...] continue reading ->

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