[Sca-cooks] OP Modern cookies question

S CLEMENGER sclemenger at msn.com
Sun Feb 22 10:33:53 PST 2009

Madeleines are little, shell-shaped cakes.  Here's a wikipedia entry on 
them, including a picture of a pan for them:
I buy crystallized ginger in bulk at my local analogue to Whole Foods 
(cheaper, and I can get it organic, as well), but I believe that you can 
find it in most grocery stores in the Oriental/ethnic section.

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From: <Bronwynmgn at aol.com>
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Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:26 AM
Subject: [Sca-cooks] OP Modern cookies question

> I just started playing with a "Winnie the Pooh Cookie Cookbook" that I 
> have
> had for years and never made anything out of.  My son is now of an age to
> really like Pooh so it seemed like a good time to get it out.
> Two questions:
> 1.  Some of the cookies are referred to as "madeleines" and are to be 
> baked
> in "madeleine tins".  What is this device?
> 2. Several of the cookies call for finely chopped crystalized ginger. 
> I've
> heard it discussed here on the list, but I can't remember if anyone said 
> where
> you can purchase it - I certainly don't remember seeing it in the spice
> section at the grocery store. 

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