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 […]
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My kids love barazek (they are popular Middle Eastern cookies with a sweet sesame topping ) but the traditional […]
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.
When I get my secret recipe club assignment, I go through the blog’s archives focusing mainly on healthy recipes. Salads, and vegetarian categories are usually my first stop. This time things were a little different, I started my archive search with bread and baked goods!
You see, May was a super stressful month.We are moving to the United Arab Emirates in a couple of weeks and despite the fact that I have been preparing for this move for 4 months, the idea has not fully sinked in! The past few months and May in particular have been a hectic race to get everything done and organised in time for the move. I had to hand over my patients at the clinic to another Dr, the kids’ papers and school transfer arrangements, preparing the house, organizing the stuff to be shipped, the list goes on and on, I will spare you the headache and just say that venting through baking seemed like the only sane option.
It is time for our secret recipe club reveal for the month of March. For this month my […]
I am 3 days behind schedule on posting my daring bakers post of this month but if you […]