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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

I LOVE blueberries. They are definitely my favorite fruit. I love that hint of sweetness that balances the tartness you get when you bite into a perfect blueberry. It’s just a burst of happiness in my mouth. I also love muffins. They’re like healthy cupcakes. […]

Mint Lemonade

Mint Lemonade

Being Arab, Mint is a staple at in almost every household. Almost every house will have either mint growing outside in a little garden or have a little pot out on the porch. We love to throw it in salads, stuffings, dry it for seasoning, […]