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Chinese New Year Cookies

Happy Chinese New Year!

It’s the year of the monkey, a Fire Monkey to be exact. In Chinese astrology, both the sign and element of your birth year are said to affect your personality and destiny. So for all you witty, intelligent and mischievous Monkeys out there, here’s a few tips to make the most of your year: Lucky numbers: […]

Snowman Macarons

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

…Snowman macarons, that is. It’s a brisk 30 degrees here in Portland, Ore. but no snow in sight. However, we think these macarons with peppermint buttercream are having more fun than we are in the cold! Oh, and let’s not forget the snowflake gingerbread macarons with spiced chocolate ganache, too. Looking forward to what 2016 brings […]

Almond Cookies | Whisk Sweets

Whisk Tips: Lunar New Year Almond Cookies

Lunar (Chinese) New Year is probably one of the biggest holidays of the year in our family. A huge celebration, it’s the one time that brings relatives near and far closer together for days-long festivities and amazing food. Tradition says that everything you do for the first week sets the tone for the rest of the year, so […]

LA Cookie Con & Sweets Show | Whisk Sweets

First Annual L.A. Cookie Con & Sweets Show

We had a grand time at the first annual L.A. Cookie Con & Sweets Show in Pasadena, California! What a fantastic event to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. In its inaugural year, the show was sold out about a week beforehand, which just demonstrates the level of talent, passion and enthusiasm that represents […]