A date paste filling scented with cardamom, cinnamon and anise is swirled through a flaky and rich cookie crust resulting in the perfect combination of spice scented, rich, flaky and addictive.
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Big, soft ginger spiced molasses cookies
I love taking part in cooking and baking challenges! There is so much that you can learn about […]
Isn’t it funny how a certain smell, flavor or image can conjure up a world of memories?
Somehow it is never the elaborate recipes or the fancy meals, it is a bowl of soup in your mum’s kitchen on a cold day, a cup of peach icetea across the table from a dear friend, a fresh loaf of bread from your grandmother’s oven, the cookies you made for your kids’ class and stayed up till 2 in the morning decorating and packing them, the salad you made for your best friend and forgot the parsley.
Isn’t it fascinating how simple ingredients like flour, butter, a pinch of salt and a splash of milk can be used to produce so many different culinary creations?
The more recipes I learn from different cuisines and cultures, the more enchanting I find human creativity to be. The recipes that come from different cultures carry a bit of that culture’s essence or soul if you will, making the experience of making those recipes “and of course eating the results” deeper, more profound and more enjoyable.
The February Arabic flavor recipe comes from Kuwait and my experience with exploring the Kuwaiti cuisine has been quite similar to other Arabic Gulf cuisines, I find myself particularly drawn to the spice profiles of the recipes
It’s February, schools are back in full swing and with school every mother faces the daily lunch box […]
When I received this month’s secret recipe club, I was super excited to see whose blog I was […]
Cute sheep cookies that require no special cutter
I have a love affair with tea! My husband knows and he doesn’t mind :p Whenever we go […]
I love recipes that combine oats and coconut.I know that it is not one of the first flavor combinations that come to mind. But I have tried it in biscotti, cookies, granola and every time the coconut transforms the oatmeal from good old earthy and boring to nutty and interesting.
Semolina maamoul Maamoul (Stuffed shortbread cookies) Going to India for dessert: Mawa cake and bolinhas de coco gevulde speculaas (Dutch […]