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Tomato and Basil Italian Focaccia

Tomato and Basil Italian Focaccia

Soft and sweet focaccia is topped with tomato sauce and fresh basil leaves. Eat it on its own or along with some roasted garlic or good quality olive oil. Focaccia is my favorite bread to make. It was the first type of bread I attempted and continues to be my […]

 
Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown-Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

All hail these brown-butter chocolate chip cookies! I absolutely love cookies. There is no better treat than a warm, homemade chocolate chip cookie. It is the ultimate achievement in making food that is delicious, comforting, and fun. A warm cookie straight from the oven is like a hug. These brown […]

 
Saffron and Cardamom Rice Pudding

Cardamom and Saffron Rice Pudding (Kheer)

Creamy saffron rice pudding slow-cooked on the stovetop. This wonderful treat can be made in advance. Perfect tret to carry with you on a hike or picnic. It is mildly sweet but creamy with textural variety from pistachios and raisins. Toast the rice in ghee and cook in milk seeped […]

 
Crepes with Nutella and Berries

Nutella Crepes with Fresh Fruit

Nutella Crepes with Fresh fruit is a fun and easy breakfast to make over the weekend. The batter comes together in minutes with a blender. Just pour batter into a frying pan and spread the batter evenly and let cook. Top with Nutella and some fresh fruit. So much fun […]

 
Blueberry and Lemon Bread Pudding

Blueberry Lemon Bread Pudding

Delicious and flavorful blueberry and lemon bread pudding. A delicious custard created with eggs, milk, sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla. Top with blueberries and bake in the oven. Top with a delicious blueberry compote, maple syrup, powdered sugar, fresh blueberries, and lemon zest. I don’t know about you guys but […]

 
Soft and Sweet Challah Bread

Sweet and Soft Challah Bread

This beautifully sweet and soft challah bread perfectly exemplifies the wonderful attributes of an enriched dough. The enriched dough is lean dough (flour, water, and yeast) made with fat, sugar, and dairy. The addition of fat, sugar, and dairy creates a super soft and tender interior. How to pronounce Challah? Challah is a Hebrew word […]

 
Lemon Elderflower Tart

Lemon Elderflower Tart

Lemon and elderflower are one of my favorite flavor combinations. This lemon elderflower tart beautifully showcases the floral and citrus taste of elderflower, and pairs well with the vibrant and bold lemon. The sweet and creamy curd sets perfectly in the nutty pastry tart. After chosen by the former Duke […]

 
Pesto and Goat Cheese Pizza

Pesto and Goat Cheese Pizza

Delicious homemade pizza dough topped with pesto, goat cheese, shredded mozzarella, and cherry tomatoes. This topping is perfect for a Sunday dinner or as a fun appetizer. It is a salty and creamy combination that will make your tastebuds sing. The freshness from the tomatoes add some nice acid and […]

 
Molten Lava Cake

Molten Lava Cake for Two

Rich and delicious molten lava cake perfectly portioned for two 4-ounce ramekins (or one 8 ounce ramekin). It has a nice caked crust on the outside with a heavenly gooey chocolate center. This molten lava dessert will warm your mouth and your soul. I am very fortunate to be able […]

 
Delicious and Healthy Gluten Free Blueberry Crumble for Two

Gluten Free Blueberry Crumble

Delicious gluten-free blueberry crumble perfectly portioned for two people. A super easy and simple recipe to make with leftover fruit in your fridge and pantry staples. Flavored with lemon zest and cinnamon this treat will warm you up inside out! Make this fruity, zesty and sweet filling with a sixteen-ounce […]