layers of semolina ,coconut , cinnamon and nuts alternating in a beautiful pattern and heavenly combination of flavor.
It is sort of mammoul meets harissa/basbousa meets knafeh and oh my if there was one dessert that is the best of those three worlds it would be dahdah!
3 desserts in one! the crust is a cross between basbousa/ harissa and a cake. The filling is a thick muhalabia (milk pudding) that provides the perfect contrast in color and texture to the golden brown crust. A feast for the eyes and taste buds
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.
quinoa For the month of Nov my Secret recipe club assignment was Le Andra’s blog love and flour. LeAndra describes herself as […]
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.
I love apples, crunchy, juicy, red, yellow, green, big or small. I love apples in all their shapes […]
These oatmeal date ranger cookies have been my favorite cookies for over 10 years. I make them when […]
When I was a kid, my dad used to take me to this bakery downtown that made the […]