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Gluten-free Cinnamon Star Cookies #ChristmasWeek

by Helene Dsouza on December 9, 2013

Gluten-free Cinnamon Star Cookies #ChristmasWeek www.masalaherb.com

Welcome to Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, […]

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Christmas Cookie Collection 2013

by Helene Dsouza November 29, 2013
Christmas Cookie Collection 2013 www.masalaherb.com

I believe one can never have enough cookies for Christmas. Various Christmas Cookie types, such as traditional and colorful new style cookies are a must in my house and I have to tell you Christmas is for sure not the same without the cookies. In my first years in Goa, I didn’t miss the familiar […]

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Bethmännchen Cookies

by Helene Dsouza November 15, 2013
Bethmännchen Cookies www.masalaherb.com #stepbystep #recipe

We have a massive collection of Christmas Cookie recipes in Central Europe. Seriously, you would be surprised by the amount of different cookies our ancestors were able to create in time. From spiced Lebkuchen, to soft Coconut Cookies and Sugar Baiser, the choice is endless! Coming from a rich Christmas Cookie tradition, I am still […]

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Vodka Cookies

by Helene Dsouza November 13, 2013
Vodka Cookies www.masalaherb.com

Vodka Cookies are for sure a completely new concept, especially during the merry Christmas time. Yet I felt compelled to share these colorful and fun cookies with you. Usually it’s all about rum, egg liqueur and other fancy alcohol flavors at this time of the year but when you live in the Indian coastline state […]

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Gluten-free Elisenlebkuchen Cookies

by Helene Dsouza November 11, 2013
Gluten-free Elisenlebkuchen Cookies www.masalaherb.com #stepbystep #recipe

Welcome to #cookieweek my little cookie monsters! Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen and Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic have joined together this week with 23 of their blog friends to present to you a week of cookie treats! We have every type of cookie you can think of listed this […]

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The Austrian Linzer Augen cookies – pate sablée sweet short crust pastry

by Helene Dsouza December 26, 2012
The Austrian Linzer Augen cookies - pate sablée sweet short crust pastry #stepbystep #recipe masalaherb.com

The Linzer Auge is one of the cookies, that is always easy recognizable thanks to its two sandwich style cookie disks filled with jam, the  three cut out holes and its round “flower style” shape. The Linzer Augen (roughly translated as Linzer Eyes) are a typical Austrian Christmas cookie, that originated in upper Austria in […]

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Lebkuchen Christmas Cookies – an Austrian German Gingerbread type

by Helene Dsouza December 22, 2012
Lebkuchen Christmas Cookies - an Austrian German Gingerbread type #stepbystep #recipe masalaherb.com

Lebkuchen are some of the most popular and known Christmas cookies in the world. You know them better as Gingerbread cookies. In Austria and Germany you will find them being decorated and sold in the all famous charming Christmas markets. Also, most of the households preparing for the merry season, usually bake Lebkuchen in all […]

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Kokosbusserl – Middle European Coconut Macarons

by Helene Dsouza December 21, 2012
Kokosbusserl - Middle European Coconut Macarons #stepbystep #recipe masalaherb.com

For Christmas, light Coconut Macarons are always common in each Middle European house. In German they are better known as Kokosbusserl and I can tell you, there are many variations. These cream/white shaded cookies are very simple to recreate and I guess, that and the taste are the reason for its popularity. Now you might […]

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