Is there anything so Christmassy as green cookies? And what’s best, you can make all-natural green Christmas cookies – naturally dyed with vegetables or nuts!
Green is fairly easy to achieve with homemade natural food coloring. I’ve already made all-natural green Christmas cookies with pistachio nuts, matcha tea, curly kale and sunflower seeds. Yes, sunflower seeds can dye food green! 😀 Continue reading 4 All-Natural Green Christmas Cookies
This naturally green Victorian pistachio cake is an old German recipe from the 1860s!
You need 5 ingredients for the Victorian pistachio cake: pistachios, almonds, a lot of eggs, sugar and some flour. The cake is basically a pistachio marzipan sponge cake. The Victorian recipe says to make the pistachio marzipan first: pistachios, blanched almonds and some of the eggs were pounded in a mortar until they form a paste. But today, you can just use a food processor or blender to make the pistachio marzipan! Continue reading Victorian Pistachio Cake
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)
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)