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Zimtsterne

Zimtsterne, or cinnamon stars, are traditional holiday cookies of German origin. Meringue-based, they are delicate, light and airy. They are also a pain in the ass to make. Or maybe they would be a little easier with a few modifications … Continue reading

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Suspiros de almendras

Suspiros de almendras, or almond sighs, are so named because they are “light as a sigh,” says Sharon Tyler Herbst, and they are. Flavored with almond, lemon juice and zest, they are little clouds of sweet meringue. The recipe calls … Continue reading

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Lenguas de gatos

On my second attempt to make these cats’ tongues from Spain, I have succeeded. I made a colossal mess whilst baking them, but they are edible this time. The batter is very thin and so difficult to put into a … Continue reading

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