Halloween Zombling Cookies

I called these cookies Zombies, but my son pointed out that they’re not – they’re more like voodoo doll cookies aren’t they? But that idea creeps me out a little too much (i’m not sure why – ‘cos I’m not overly sensitive to ghoulishness!).So I’m calling them zomblings, ok?Ok! What I didn’t mention when I […]

Halloween Cookies 2019

Well, now…. I’m just about a decade behind on cookie posts. But you’ve seen the clips on Instagram and Facebook, haven’t you?It’s been hard to keep up with everything this term. Just this morning I was fantasising about self-driving cars – I could just send the car to fetch the kids from school. But then […]

Bright Balloon and Star Cookies

…and these were the original birthday cookies. Bright and colourful, and not movie-themed. Thank goodness I’d felt energetic, and had made a balloon and a star for each of the boys joining us for the movie. And a couple of extras…  …because these are what got taken to school for class treats. There were exactly […]

Popcorn and Cola Cookies

So here’s the story of these popcorn cookies, that I hadn’t intended to be make.  My son’s birthday was on Sunday. He wasn’t supposed to have a party.  I’ve told my two – I’ll give you parties until you’re 10; then after that, only at 13,  maybe 16, 18 and 21. But we’ll still do […]

Winter Gingerbread Cottages

There’s a reason why I’ve never done a Christmas gingerbread house class.  Let’s be realistic, this is Durban… Christmas means heat, humidity, and ants (and family and fun and festivities, yes – but mostly heat and humidity 🙈) So, winter is the best time to construct these cottages. They’re not going to fall apart as […]