In contrast to the complicated croissants, here we have some simple biscuits. Chocolate and pistachios are a favourite flavour combination of mine, particularly with a little sprinkling of sea salt to set the whole thing off, yum!
These slice and bake biscuits come from a gorgeous, and relatively new, cookbook of mine called ‘A La Mere de Famille’ and is a collection of stories and recipes from a French chocolatier. It’s a beautiful book to look at and filled with lovely sweets, cakes and biscuits, but the two sections I’m most looking forward to diving in to are ‘Jams and Spreads’ and ‘Recipes from the Ice-cream Maker’. Crunchy chocolate almond spread is definitely in my future and as soon as summer hits I’m making Chocolate-Caramel Popsicles (which seem to be like posh Magnums). (more…)