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Soft and Sweet Challah Bread
Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Recipes, Vegetarian

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
Baking, Dessert, Pie, Recipes

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 […]

Bhindi Masala
Gluten Free, Indian, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Bhindi Masala


 Bhindi Masala is orkra fried in a spiced tomato onion gravy. Temper the oil with cumin seeds and hing. Cook onions until translucent. Then add spices and tomatoes to create the Indian version of sofritos called masala. Then stir fry the okra until tender and finish with amchur (dried mango) […]

Muhammara in a bowl with pine nuts
Appetizers, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian



 Muhammara is a delicious and bold flavored roasted red pepper dip. Made with Aleppo pepper flakes, walnuts, and pomegranate molasses. Originating from Aleppo, Syria and found in Levantine and Turkish cuisines. Roasted Red Pepper Dip Simply roast red peppers in your oven or air fryer for 40 minutes until the […]