Posts filed under: Baking

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...

Homemade Chicken Pie

Proper chicken pie made from scratch is my ultimate comfort food and reminds me of home. Everyone has their version. My mom makes a creamy chicken pie filling with loads of veggies and simply uses puff......

Crispy Korean Chicken Bao

  As promised, I have a legit Bao recipe for you!  They are soft, fluffy and magical. I wasn't happy with a recipe I tried recently, so I learnt some lessons from it and created a completely different recipe and...

Banana Bread Hot Cakes

2020 has been the year of Banana Bread, right?Enter my Banana Bread Hot Cakes. A hybrid of banana bread, crumpets and flapjacks. Super puffy and squishy.These beauties are light as a feather with all the comforts of banana bread....

Feta & Za’atar Babka

Living in Kuwait, I see how bread is of utmost importance here. It's the lifeblood of every meal.  There are so many creative bakeries and eateries that take traditional breads to the next level. It's so inspiring to see.  Babka...

Lemon Tart

This luscious lemon tart is creamy, smooth, sweet and super zingy. As it should be ;-) A little labour of love and patience required, but so worth it....