Gluten-free White Chocolate Nut Cookies

During one of my library book sprees, I came across The Rustic Italian Bakery, by Veronica Lavenia, and found some flavors familiar to those from my country and my childhood. She uses some naturally gluten free flour and some flour with low gluten content. In the case of these cookies I found the combination of…

Linzer torte, and the lost baking competition…

When my brother was about eight years old, and I was fifteen,  there was a bake sale at our local swimming pool, along with a friendly competition for the best cake. My mother and I decided we would both participate. My mom made her famous strudel. She used a pre-packaged puff pastry from the supermarket and filled…