Foodie Friday: ANZAC biscuits

ANZAC biscuits: simpler oatmeal cookies with flair! I've gone Down Under! At the request of one of my kids, we made ANZAC biscuits. These were cookies sent as part of care packages to soldiers in Australia and New Zealand during World War I. Note the name of the treats: ANZAC = Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Made from simple and spoil-proof ingredients, these biscuits are quick to make. I love how they're rolled in oats, so I feel like I'm eating kind of healthy. Also, I like … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Green Tea Croissant

Green tea croissant: classic crescent bun with matcha cream inside It was between this or an almond croissant at the bakery. The cute matcha sprinkles won me over. I’ve tried breaded goodies with green tea before, but not in this form. A croissant is an exquisite European delicacy. What could go wrong? I think it is an inspired Frasian (perhaps I just made up that word = French-Asian) combo. Somehow the multiple layers of a croissant didn’t work with the cream, though. I think it has to … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday First: Fried Chicken

Fried chicken: chicken fried up (aka "delicious")  Okay, okay, so I've had fried chicken before. But not a secret-family-recipe-guarded-for-generations version. Thanks to my kind friend Rickey, I got to have some tasty homemade chicken. Though not too bready, it also had a good amount of crunch and spice to entice me for seconds. A generous heart, Rickey, does chicken feasts for his friends and supporters of the marathons he runs for clean water through World Vision. Next up? I'm waiting for … [Read more...]