It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: January 2017

‘Tit Gateau Sec (Little Dry Cake) Tea Cakes

‘Tit Gateau Sec (Little Dry Cake) Tea Cakes

One day I was describing my mother-in-law’s tea cakes made with Steen’s syrup to my mama. She told me of tea cakes they used to make using left over dough after making sweet dough tarts. All they did was roll the dough out, cut it […]

Two Days of Tea Cakes: Day 1, Mama’s Tea Cakes

Two Days of Tea Cakes: Day 1, Mama’s Tea Cakes

A friend recently asked if I had a Teacake recipe and I told her, “No, but my mother-in-law does!” These flat, dense, large cookies made with flour, sugar, butter, milk, eggs and flavoring quickly becomes a frequent request from those my mother-in-law, Clarice Hartshorn (I […]