Category Archives: (Historical) Cooking Recipes

Here you’ll find (historical) cooking recipes and my entries for the Historical Food Fortnightly challenges.

Blue Snowflake Cookies – Naturally Colored With Red Cabbage

Blue Snowflake Cookies - Naturally Colored With Red Cabbage

These blue snowflake cookies are naturally colored with red cabbage! Yes, you’ve read that right: they’re colored with red cabbage! 😀 Isn’t it such a beautiful baby blue? And don’t worry, they don’t taste of red cabbage! 😉 Continue reading Blue Snowflake Cookies – Naturally Colored With Red Cabbage

Naturally Green St. Patrick’s Day Sunflower Bread – Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free

Naturally Green St. Patrick's Day Sunflower Bread - Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free, Paleo, Keto

This naturally green St. Patrick’s Day bread is yeast-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, dairy-free, paleo and keto friendly. It’s made with four ingredients: sunflower seeds, eggs, baking soda and vinegar. And what’s best, the St. Patrick’s Day bread is naturally green! The sunflower seeds + baking soda turn the bread green when it cools down. Continue reading Naturally Green St. Patrick’s Day Sunflower Bread – Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free

Victorian Green Pistachio Ice Cream (No Food Coloring Added)

Victorian Green Pistachio Ice Cream (No Food Coloring Added)

This recipe for naturally green pistachio ice cream is from the Victorian era. It was published in Mrs. Putnams Receipt Book in 1849. The naturally green pistachio ice cream is made without artificial food coloring. Continue reading Victorian Green Pistachio Ice Cream (No Food Coloring Added)

Naturally Red & Green Christmas Cookies (No Food Coloring Added)

Naturally Red And Green Christmas Cookies (No Food Coloring Added)

These festive red and green Christmas shortbread cookies are naturally colored with beets and pistachios.

The pistachio- and beet-colored cookies are the last project of my Advent Calendar 2017. Merry Christmas to you! Continue reading Naturally Red & Green Christmas Cookies (No Food Coloring Added)

Candied Orange Slices

Candied Orange Slices

Candied orange slices are chewy and sweet and so orangey! They’re chrunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Candied orange slices are easy to make at home. They look great as cake decoration and are perfect as edible gifts for the holiday season. You can dip them in chocolate or enjoy them on their own with a cup of tea or coffee!

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