My husband and I own a business, and we had a client based in the U.K. for several years. One of my fondest memories of our time spent there was afternoon tea. I have tried for years to perfect a vegan version and think I finally have a recipe worth sharing.

There is a vast difference between salted vs. unsalted butter and I  would highly recommend using Miyoko’s Unsalted Butter. I have used Earth Balance and they are good but there is something special about Miyoko’s variety when making these cookies.

I ordered a special shortbread cookie cutter, available here. However, you can use any cookie cutter or simply roll the dough into a rectangle and cut it into slices after baking. If you do use the cookie cutter, the dough can tend to stick into the crevices. I would advise lightly tapping the cutter on the counter to release the cookie from the cutter.

I also recommend using parchment sheets that are available through Amazon.

There is also a fantastic deal on stand mixers through Walmart, called Beautiful by Drew Barrymore. The motor is almost as powerful as the Kitchen Aid but the Beautiful version is so lighter and much easier to lift in and out of the cupboard. Plus, now priced at $99 it is $200+ less expensive than the Kitchen Aid brand.

 

 

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Those of you that consistently follow my blog must think I have a scone addition. Truth is, I love them! I continually try to experiment with new ingredients. I f you try one of my scone recipes, please let it be this one.

This are fluffier than traditional scones plus have more of a cake texture. They are not at all dry and super easy to prepare.

Most scone recipes recommend that you form into a circle and then cut into pie-like pieces. But what the heck, just drop them on a baking sheet and you are good to go!

ENJOY!

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I spent a lot of my work time in the U.K. and it was there that I discovered curry. It is the perfect dish for a cold night or when you want something super satisfying.

Many people find it to be too spicy so I decided to make a bland, yet flavorful version. This suits every taste but, if you are a diehard curry fan, go ahead and amp up the spices.

You can add more veggies if you like or substitute the ones used in this recipe.

ENJOY!

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Hi, I'm Roxanne.

Thanks for stopping by and welcome to my site.

My family heritage is Italian and French so needless to say, I love preparing meals for family, friends and anyone with an appetite and the openness to try something new.

Please make yourself at home and enjoy! I look forward to your comments and suggestions, feel free to send me a note through the Contact Page.

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