Milano Cookies aka Langues de Chat

Milano Cookies aka Langues de Chat

Milano cookies by Pepperidge Farm have always been one of my favorite cookies.  Centered between the light, crisp, and delicate cookies is a rich, dark chocolate ganache.  I was so excited to see on the newsstand this Spring the French issue of Bake from Scratch magazine which featured these cookies.  Although, I'm used to calling these cookies, Milanos, the French call them Langues de Chat {cat's tongue} due to the shape.

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Breakfast Puff Pastries

Breakfast Puff Pastries

So, if you know Mike and me just a little bit you'll know we love breakfast!  We look forward to holidays because we know we can treat ourselves to a lazy morning and make a special breakfast.  This year at Christmas I tried a new breakfast recipe taking inspiration from the red pepper and egg galette found in the Jerusalem Cookbook.  Instead of using Middle Eastern spices and sour cream, I gave my pastries an Italian twist by incorporating basil and rosemary into ricotta cheese. 

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