These Sparkling Red Wine Gingerbread Cookies will definitely get you on Santa’s good list this year. Packed with tingling spice, cook them til they’re soft and chewy or crunchy and crumbly – your choice!
Okay yeah, you might be looking at that title and thinking, ‘Oh cool, gingerbread cookies with a sip of sparkling wine, sounds delish. I’ll take it.’
Oh we do love your style!
We decided to skip the sip step, and pour our sparkling shiraz straight into the gingerbread dough.
Why, you ask?
Because we’re curious. Because we love to experiment, and because we love adding wacky and wonderful creations to our repertoire.
And also because…
Why not? 😀
Sweet Red Bean Paste (Anko) is a hugely popular Japanese treat. Usually paired with delicious chewy Rice Flour Dumplings (Dango), you can also pop it on top of your favourite cakes or ice cream. Better yet, pair with matcha green tea ice cream for a truly Japanese experience.
Welcome to our second recipe for #CulinaryTravelWeek.
We’ve joined in with those awesome peeps at The Funnelogy Channel and some other amazing bloggers to celebrate all things food and travel by sharing our favourite recipes from the road.
There’s nothing like a delicious jam to sweeten up our days, and we just happened to stumble across a truly glorious homemade raspberry jam recipe that we can’t wait to share with you!
Big thanks to Helga from Memmingen in Germany for teaching us this very special formula, passed down to her from her grandmother.