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Author: Nur Ashour

Bakery Style Fruit Tart with Vanilla Pastry Cream

Bakery Style Fruit Tart with Vanilla Pastry Cream

So it’s been a while. I’ve been dealing with a lot of stuff on a personal level and its just been a drag to get up and bake. But I’m out of my funk and back at it. I really need to build this blog. […]

Easy Banana Nut Bread

Easy Banana Nut Bread

It has been a really busy couple of days. I had a bunch of appointments and errands to run last week and thought this week would be a little lighter, but so far it has proved otherwise. It’s already Thursday! In between all that it’s […]

International Food Bloggers Conference 2017 and Hareesa Cake

International Food Bloggers Conference 2017 and Hareesa Cake

It’s been a rough couple of weeks. I missed a step walking downstairs a year ago and it seemed to have injured a joint in my back. Lately, it’s decided to give me a lot of trouble, but after some therapy, I think we’re on […]

Maamoul – Semolina Date Cookies

Maamoul – Semolina Date Cookies

Hey, everyone! So I know lately I’ve been a little absent and not so on time with the posts. I’m really trying to figure out how to be efficient with this blogging thing. It’s been a hectic few months, but I’m getting into the drift […]

Homemade Cake Pops

Homemade Cake Pops

If you know me, you know I have an insane sweet tooth. I love everything sweet. When I go to dinner, I eat dinner just so I can get dessert. It’s always the best part, the part I really look forward too. So as you […]

Kabseh, Kabsa, Machboos

Kabseh, Kabsa, Machboos

Growing up I was always the kid in the family that preferred home cooked food over fast food. If you were to ask one of my siblings whether they wanted rice and chicken at home or Chick-fil-A, they would almost always choose Chick-fil-A. For me, […]

Creamy Rice Pudding

Creamy Rice Pudding

I have never really been a milk person. I was the kid who ate the cereal and left the milk. My sister and I used to have milk competitions so she could encourage me to drink more milk. Even as an adult, I still struggle […]

Baklava Bites

Baklava Bites

I have a serious obsession with baklava. My mom used to make baklava a lot when we were kids. We would always have rolls of the stuff ready in the fridge. The aroma of the nuts toasting with the filo dough was just one of […]

Red Velvet Cake Bites

Red Velvet Cake Bites

Happy 4th of July! This has always been one my favorite holidays because it means my birthday is near! YAY! We don’t typically do much other than enjoying the fact that everybody is off and spending some quality time together. Occasionally we’re invited to a barbecue […]

Arugula Salad

Arugula Salad

I’ve got this thing for arugula. I absolutely love the peppery kick to it. It makes a great add-in to salads, and I’m obsessed with it in sandwiches. My mom makes this amazing arugula salad that is just out of this world. Every time I go […]