Posts tagged with: baking

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...

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...

Cape Malay Koesisters

You read right, koesisters. The Cape Malay version of koeksisters. Koesisters remind me of generosity and diversity.  They are a reminder of home and the big-hearted, humble, creative, resilient and selfless fellow humans that live in Cape Town and the rest...

Rose & Pistachio Chocolate Eclairs

In the spirit of Eid Mubarak, I made these lovely Middle Eastern inspired Chocolate Eclairs filled with rose scented cream and sprinkled with slivered pistachio nuts and dried rose bud petals....
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