Daring Bakers: Mallows and Milan Cookies

The July Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Nicole at Sweet Tooth. She chose Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies and Milan Cookies from pastry chef Gale Gand of the Food Network. I did the Milano cookies first since  they are one of my favorite cookies.   The first time I tried it, I followed the recipe exactly [...]

Royal Foodie Joust: Spicy Banana Zucchini Balls

Banana, turmeric, honey. These are the three ingredients for this month’s Royal Foodie  Joust hosted by The Leftover Queen/Foodie Blogroll Forum.  Immediately, I thought of the banana spring roll (turon) we used to have as kids for snack.  Raw banana sliced, sprinkled with brown sugar, wrapped in spring roll wrapper then deep fried until brown [...]