Dorie Greenspan is one of my favorite cookbook authors. If you've read my blog in the past, you know that I've cooked from her Around My French Table quite a bit. Last week, I found Tuesdays with Dorie, a site that continues to follow and sample Dorie's more recent cookbooks. I jumped on that bandwagon immediately.
From Baking Chez Moi, I tried the recipe for Apple Speculoos Crumble. Spec-u-what? Speculoos are these little digestive cookies popular in Europe. A quick search on Amazon and voila! I had a 3-pack arrive at my doorstep. G immediately tore into them. Cinnamon and brown sugar? Um, speculoos and G speak the same language.
Dorie perfectly describes the aroma and taste of these cookies as: "...Christmas...-just-around-the-corner..."