My mom made these cookies every once and a blue moon, but they always stayed with me. They are one of my favorites cookies. They just have this perfect crunchiness to them that comes from the golden syrup combined with oats and coconut.
I sometimes get a craving for Tex Mex from back home. You just can’t find good Tex Mex here. A dip my mom used to make for parties was this Mexican Layer Dip. I could eat it by the spoonful. It has some Tex Mex flavors in it and is a bit of a comfort food for me. It reminds me of home.
I am the designated birthday cake baker normally. And I love it this way! All through out college, I always prepared the birthday cakes for my friends and roommates when a birthday rolled around. For me, it was not most important to have Jell-o shots for the party, but a birthday cake! Granted sometimes I made a compromise and made a cake with liquor for a 21st birthday. This did not always go as planned. One memorable cake was so… Read more »