Beauty surrounded the Daring Bakers this month as our host, Sawsan, of chef in disguise, challenged us to make beautiful, filled breads. Who knew breads could look as great as they taste?
Yup! I was the host of this month’s daring bakers challenge 🙂 and it could not have come at a better time. This month my blog turns 3 and what better way to celebrate the occasion that doing it with homemade bread?
Today is the first day of school after the winter break and we have had an amazing one. My mom, the kids and I took a trip back home to Palestine that I will tell you all about when I sort through all the pictures 🙂
It was a wonderful time to slow down, recharge and reconnect with loved ones and childhood memories.
Now that we are back refreshed and ready to start school, what better way to greet the new semester than with a breakfast recipe?
This past September, my son started KG1. I was really worried at the time that he would find […]
My relationship with sweet muffins can mostly be filed under the heading “disasters”. For years, I have been looking for a muffin recipe that produced those beautiful domed muffins you usually buy at the bakery. The results are usually either flat cup-cake like things or mini volcanos that spell oven the pan and the oven and result in hours of scrubbing and occasional cursing.
That chapter in my baking adventure finally came to an end this month with the sourdough surprises challenge.
The perfect poached egg. Tender whites around a warm liquid yolk that oozes out like liquid gold when you cut into it. Place it on top of a salad and it turns into a meal. Place it on top of your favorite vegetables and you have brunch. Layer an English muffin with smoked cheese, roast beef and a poached egg and you have a fancy breakfast to rival that served in hotels and restaurants.
If you have never poached an egg before and you are intimidated by it, don’t be. It is much easier than you think. There are just a couple of “secrets” to learn and you will get perfect poached eggs every single time.
When I was a kids I would not get within 10 feet of anything that contained spinach. No […]
Are you in a hurry in the morning yet you want to have breakfast? not any breakfast but a decent one?
Do you have kids who are always bored of the routine breakfast?snack or the stuff you put in their lunch box? Are you looking for new and refreshing ideas to make them eat their food instead of whining about it?
I have the answer for you..
This braided date bread is quick and easy to make which makes it a great choice for when […]
Waffles! Crisp on the outside, soft on the inside, beautifully golden brown , the perfect way to start the day! But how can you make that even better?
sourdough, cinnamon, and fruits
Early mornings. School runs. New friends, new teachers and a ton of stories on the way home every […]
I rarely make donuts at home. You need a REALLY good recipe, one that gives you donuts that […]