Posts filed under: Baking

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This dark and fudgy cake is extra luscious with chocolate ganache or creme fraiche and loads of berries. Super delish served with homemade salted caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream as an option too!...

Strawberry Shortcake Galette

A Strawberry Shortcake Galette because the pastry is buttery & "biscuity", and the baked fresh strawberries become all kinds of "jammy" and delicious. Best served with clotted cream, whipped cream or vanilla ice-cream......

Cacio e Pepe Scones

These Cacio e Pepe Scones are next level. Loaded with Pecorino cheese and freshly ground black pepper,  these soft & buttery flaky scones won’t disappoint. This is the only way I prepare scones after seeing Bon Appetit’s method a few...

Cheesecake with Salted Tahini Caramel | Instant Pot

My Instant Pot cheesecake was such a triumph that I had to do something special with it. So this Cheesecake is topped with homemade Salted Tahini Caramel, gooseberries & toasted flaked almonds. It’s a culmination of my love for tahini...

Fragrant Sticky Date Pudding

  A variety of beautiful soft and squishy dates are available in Kuwait, so a Sticky Date Pudding had to be done. This one is oh-so-sticky and delicious with a hint of cinnamon, ginger and orange zest. Served drizzled with...

Hot Cross Buns

These Homemade Hot Cross Buns with Salted Honey & Cinnamon Butter are an absolute treat and comfort for the soul. The smell of sweet spice wafting through our little kitchen, hand rolling pastry for my bun crosses and listening to...

Financier Madeleines with a Middle Eastern Twist

A hybrid of French Financiers & Madeleines with a Middle Eastern twist. Served with rose crème anglaise, dark chocolate ganache & pistachios crumbs for dipping. Delicious and almost too pretty to eat. ...

Carrot Cake Swiss Roll

My intention was to to bake a quick and simple carrot tray cake for snacking, then my husband popped into the kitchen, observed my thin layer of cake and suggested, “why not roll it up into a Swiss Roll vibe?”....

Pumpkin, Parmesan & Sage Butter Madeleines

There's a pumpkin theme going on this time of year, as mentioned in my previous recipe post.My love for savoury flavours led me to create these Pumpkin, Parmesan & Sage Butter Madeleines. Slightly sweet with savoury notes that just work....

Pumpkin Spice Bread

While it does not feel like Autumn/Fall in Kuwait, it is! So, to entertain my Autumn feels and pumpkin spice brainwashed mind, I experimented in the kitchen and attempted a pumpkin spice bread...