This week's recipe was chosen by Tia of the amazing blog Buttercream Barbie. Go there. You will need this recipe. Like good shortbread, it's not dominated by sugar. Instead, the sweet is balanced with two bitters - cocoa and pepper. It's a delicious, mature cookie. I could eat a plateful. I certainly tried.
When Dorie suggested, in her recipe, to flatten the dough into a rectangle and then roll it into a log, I thought this was the perfect fix for a very sticky batter. She even advised that you make sure the log is solid, so you are not left with a hole in the centre.
Well, I prefer to think of it as a dimple.
Now, don't sit around navel-gazing. Go over to Buttercream Barbie and try out this recipe.