Lemon Shortbread

Monday, June 24

Lemon Shortbread  / une gamine dans la cuisine



Sorry for the brief hiatus. As you can see my blog underwent a bit of a facelift. Isn't she lovely! My go-to designer is Ana from Blog Milk Shop. (She did my previous layout too!) Simple is beautiful. If your site is ever in need of something new, fresh, and clean - look no further than Ana. She's super-sweet and extremely patient. (I must have asked a gazillion questions. Maybe more.) ♥

In keeping with the freshness theme, I have some bright (and buttery) shortbread cookies to share. I can't think of a better way to break in my new look than with a lemony recipe! Today I'm guest posting on Jehanne's food blog, The Cooking Doctor. If you're new to Jehanne's site, you are in for a treat! Aside from a lovely sweet tooth, she also has a mouth watering collection of savoury recipes that span the globe - from Malaysia, to the UK, to North Indian cuisine. Plus she takes some pretty gorge photos. Oh, Jehanne is also a surgeon. Talk about being super-multitalented! (I'm slightly jealous.) :D

You can find the recipe for these plucky little lemon shortbread cookies by hopping over to Jehanne's blog. And whilst you're there take a look at all the other deliciousness.



Lemon Shortbread  / une gamine dans la cuisine


31 comments:

  1. I'm blushing from all the compliments u showered me, Valerie! It is a real pleasure to have you over, and given my love for lemons, those shortbreads are purrfect!!

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  2. Gorg! Love the blog refresh/redesign as well as your styling and photography here, Valerie! I just adore shortbread cookies and yours look so chunky and scrumptious! Mmm. Glad you are back. Was going to send you a Twitter DM to ask if everything was OK. I have just started a blog tweak order with my designer, too. Again, love the new blog design! xo

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  3. A wonderful guest post! Those shortbread cookies look absolutely divine.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  4. Beautiful redo on your blog Valerie! I admit to sneaking a peek last night ;)
    Your shortbread cookies are making me happy and I thank you for that :)

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  5. Your site is looking gorgeous! I love the facelift, but still totally you, familiar, recognizable and beautiful!

    And these cookies. Also totally you! I know how you love your lemon! :)

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  6. Yes please to bright and buttery shortbread, love! :)

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  7. I love the new look, I like simple too. Your shortbread looks perfect and lemon is one of my favorite flavors of course.

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  8. Looks delicious! And love your new blog design (though it looked great before too)! I might need to check Blog Milk out for my site too...

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  9. You don't have to say anything more than Lemon, and Shortbread! Love the shortbread, and LOVE your new look! I may message you to ask a couple questions about the do-over!

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  10. Loving your new blog design and these shortbreads! Definitely be heading over to get the recipe :)

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  11. I've always loved the look of your site and the enhancements made it even better. The lemon shortbread is such a nice way to celebrate the fresh makeover, too. Love these cookies!

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  12. Love the perfect shape!

    Blog looks fresh and very pretty too:)

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  13. i love the 3 column layout, very clean and organized.

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  14. wow, great photos. i love how thick they are!

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  15. I'm so glad that you're back! And I'm on my way to check out your blog post.

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  16. Loved the shortbread cookie recipe and your pictures are awesome. They look so natural and rustic.

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  17. Oh! I just LOVE this new look!!! I want something like this... clean and pretty. I need to get in touch with Ana.

    Love that we're celebrating this facelift with shortbread! YUM! Especially lemon. I can almost taste 'em!!

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  18. Welcome back! Your new blog looks so pretty - as do your gorgeous photos!

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  19. Love the new layout it looks very fresh! Now I need to hop over to The Cooking Doctor blog, Lemon shortbread is one of my favourite biscuits!

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  20. How pretty is your new design?! Only appropriate that you start off fresh with a lemon recipe:-)

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  21. I love your new look!
    I might have to ask Ana for some help as I am in dire need of a new look, but am very broke.
    Aren't we all?
    It's going to be 95 degrees here with 100% humidity, please pass the cookies!

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  22. Your blog re-design is gorgeous! I love it and also these fabulous looking shortbreads, they're calling my name!

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  23. I'll be hopping over to her blog soon! In the meantime, I am in dire need of delicious shortbread to comfort myself during this difficult time for me :( Can you send some over, please? Hehehe...

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  24. What a seriously gorgeous new blog. I adore it! And I love this recipe but what else is new, I love ALL of your recipes!

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  25. Your blog looks gorgeous Valerie! I'm starting to think about a redesign, so thank you for the designer recommendation! Heading over to check out the shortbread recipe - they look absolutely delicious!

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  26. Your site was beautiful before and it´s even more gorgeous now Valerie! Heading over to check out your lemon shortbread.

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  27. The blog look is absolutely lovely! And the food looks as good as ever.

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  28. Love your blog and the update is simply perfect. Speaking of perfect - these lemon shortbread are AMAZING! These are a must make very soon. Thank you for sharing!

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  29. Your new look is beautiful. I agree, simple is always best. I love these thick slabs of shortbread. Yum!

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  30. This tart look perfect and delicious!!

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Thanks for visiting, and for taking the time to read through my ramblings!
If you have a recipe comment or question, I'd love to hear from you.

Happy Baking!
♥ Valerie

 

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