I love mincemeat pie. Like love love. It’s one of those great UK dessert dishes that makes use of a whole bunch of random dried fruits and makes them taste amazing. (If you love this type of recipe, or you just love dried fruit and you also love chocolate, try my gluten free, vegan version of tiffin, another traditional dessert from the UK) You can see the original mincemeat pie recipe being developed by some resourceful cook who just found out she’s having company. Let’s see, what do we have here, apples, dried fruit, sugar, and what the heck, let’s throw in some booze. Now we’ll put it in little…
I don’t usually make cookies. I usually make cakes. If I can get away with it, I make one-bowl cakes. It’s not because I don’t love cookies, it’s because I dislike chaos.