Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These fudgy and chewy Chocolate Crinke Cookies are a delicious treat at Christmas or any time of the year!

chocolate crinkle cookies

We bake a lot of cookies in the lead up to Christmas, and whilst we tend to recreate old favourites like Gingerbread Sablé or Swiss Walnut Christmas Cookies for the sake of tradition, I always try to sneak in a few new recipes to keep things fresh and exciting. My Reindeer Cookies have proven to be quite popular already, but I always think there is room for another chocolate cookie 🙂

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Roast Rack of Lamb with Lemon and Garlic

A simple and delicious Roast Rack of Lamb with Lemon and Garlic for busy weeknights and entertaining.

roast rack of lamb lemon garlic

As an Australian, lamb features a lot on our menu at home and I particularly love cooking with lamb racks. You don’t have to do too much to them, but they will always look impressive!

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Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken that you can make at home. No need to order Chinese take-away anymore!

easy sweet sour chicken

Recently, my son’s kindergarten teacher asked me if I cooked sweet and sour chicken at home. At first blush, I thought she was asking me (you know, the only Asian mother at a very traditional Swiss school) for a recipe. But it transpired that the cook had prepared sweet and sour chicken for the childrens’ lunch earlier that day, and my son was the only child who happily ate his meal, plus an extra portion. I am most proud of my son when I hear that he has eaten well!

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Reindeer Cookies

Everyone will love these adorable chocolate Reindeer Cookies at Christmas.

reindeer cookies christmas

As someone who painfully lacks culinary artistic skills, I have been having a lot of fun in the kitchen lately making novelty cookies, like the Peanut Butter Spider Cookies which were a big hit at Halloween. It is worlds away from making something spectacular like a pristine-looking fondant covered cake with beautifully piped buttercream roses, but I have accepted long ago my limitations in the kitchen.

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