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SAFFRON SCONES

SAFFRON SCONES

After making the sour cream scones a while back, I decided to use up the saffron I had in the pantry. Hearing …

SOUR CREAM SCONES

SOUR CREAM SCONES

I’ve said it many many times that baking is definitely not my forte. However, bakery and pastry are my favorite things to …

MARMALADE PUDDING CAKE

MARMALADE PUDDING CAKE

I’m not into decorating cakes and stuff like that. Or maybe I should say I don’t have much patience to do so. …

CHOCOLATE BANANA MUFFINS

CHOCOLATE BANANA MUFFINS

We always have bananas at home and sometime they do get overripe. I like bananas, but eating the over ripen bananas kinda …

CARROT-COCONUT COOKIES

CARROT-COCONUT COOKIES

Yes, I do bake. Every now and then Simple things. This carrot-coconut cookies are easy drop cookies (meaning they don’t require me …

MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIE

MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES

Recently my 2-year old daughter has also learned about the simple pleasure of having cookies (yes, blame the mama!). It’s a once-in-a-while …

SNOW-COVERED CHOCOLATE COOKIES

SNOW-COVERED CHOCOLATE COOKIES

The inspiration to make these cookies came from Martha Stewart’s website. There was espresso in the original recipe and I didn’t use …

SEMOLINA CAKE WITH COCONUT

SEMOLINA CAKE WITH COCONUT

I purchased a big bag of semolina flour few months ago and for some reason, I just never got to using it. …

PEAR-DROP TARTLETS

PEAR-DROP TARTLETS

I used to tell myself that I’m not good at baking and that’s why I was a bit reluctant to try much …

QUICK PORTUGUESE EGG TARTS

QUICK PORTUGUESE EGG TARTS

It wasn’t very long ago I made Portuguese egg tarts from scratch. I have some leftover of the puff pastry and decided …

PORTUGUESE EGG TARTS

PORTUGUESE EGG TARTS

One of the positive legacies of Portuguese colonial rule is their Portuguese egg tarts. My first encounter with the Portuguese egg tarts …

TAHINI COOKIES

TAHINI COOKIES

Tahini cookies are another Jewish sweet treats during Shabbat. If you taste tahini on its own, it’s quite rich and dense but …

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