Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Pretty, Dainty, Linzer Torte Cookies

When people find out that I have a baking blog, or that I took a six-month course on pastry, they very often all ask the same question: Do you also know how to cook?
The answer is yes, I do know how to cook, and I do enjoy it (and write about it as well), but baking and pastries will always have a special place in my heart. Cooking and baking are at the same time very different and very similar, but one thing that really sets dessert apart is the emphasis on aesthetics, which is one of the things I love about it. Savory foods can definitely be pleasing to the eye, but there really is no such thing as an ugly dessert. And these cookies right here? These cookies are adorable.