PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — You may have spotted a new kind of cookie in your favorite local coffee shop. It is the pandemic project of Loc Pham, a baker turned entrepreneur during the COVID-19 lockdown. When the world went on lockdown, he had nothing but time on his hands.”See Video & Read Full Article at 6ABC.
“So he created a collection of shortbread cookies and granola bars.” See Video & Read Full Article at 6ABC.
He now has 11 flavors, including ones that are vegan and gluten-free. See Video & Read Full Article at 6ABC.
Cookies and shortbreads share a common origin story, having arisen as convenient, energy-rich bites made for life on-the-go.
Despite their shared roots, these sweet treats veer off in vastly different directions when it comes to preparation, texture, flavor, and history. From the diverse and rich history of cookies to the simple and buttery roots of shortbread, each baked good holds its own unique cultural influences and tales to tell.
Join us as we delve into the fascinating histories of cookies and shortbread.