Monthly Archives: November 2011

Last Night’s Dinner – Gorgeous, Golden Fresh Pizza Pie’s

A friend and reader sent me this recipe a few days ago – and it had been dwindling on my mind ever since. It was for a basic, simple and fresh oven pizza: an absolute recipe necessity in any kitchen. … Continue reading

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Cardamom and Orange-Zest Glazed Madeleines

There’s something about the winter and baking – I just love sitting out and enjoying Chay Haleeb (milk and tea with a pinch of cardamom and saffron), or Hot Chocolate and snacking on different bites. I’d never attempted to make … Continue reading

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Chinese Noodles – A Favorite Buffet Table Addition

This is something I’ve wanted to perfect for a while – it’s such a staple at any good buffet assortment, and a very popular one. I mean – who doesn’t like Chinese Noodles ? A close friend of mine’s mother … Continue reading

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A Non-Red-Meat BBQ

During Eid vacation, we were invited to a close friend and his wife’s chalet for a weekend BBQ. After the already four constant days of steaks, burgers and hot dogs all of us had decided we needed to take it easy on our … Continue reading

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Orejas (Cinnamon Palmiers) – A Mexican Tea Time Snack

I’m tired of the common store-bought biscuits that are usually served with tea, and wanted to change it up. After lunch this weekend, I went into the kitchen and whipped up some palmiers – which are basically, beautiful golden cookies … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday ‘Beyond’ – A Birthday Evening Dinner

Last night my husband and I were invited to a dinner by a good friend’s sister, who’s husband was celebrating his birthday. Now, my friend’s sister is a recently certified chef (she’s the one who gave me a quick cooking … Continue reading

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Bubby’s – The Best Brunch I’d Ever Had

Now, allow me to redeem myself with the Sara Beth post in NYC. Touristy, Beth’s was – Average, it also was. But. This. Spot. Was. Unreal. My husband insisted I’d love it and to give it a try (although I … Continue reading

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