• Apple Cake with Spelt Flour

    A wonderful apple cake recipe that’s highly customizable. I lightly adapted Emiko Davies‘ recipe and added thinly slices apples to give the top of the cake a rustic look. Feel free to fold in chopped toasted walnuts in the batter or plump raisins to add texture and a chewy bite to the soft melt-in-your mouth

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  • Bey to Bay: Cornmeal Peach Whiskey Cake

    This is the second post for the Bey to Bay coffee and pastry pairing collaboration project with my dear friend Jeremy Kelley. We grew up on opposite sides of the world (Beirut x Bay Area) but with the same Mediterranean climates and ingredients. Follow along our posts and our hashtag #BeytoBay on Instagram! As we head

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  • Tarte Aux Fraises

    My all time favorite classic french dessert made with a buttery, crumbly pâte sucrée then topped with a silky rich vanilla crème pâtissière and delicious strawberries! Pâte Sucrée (recipe from Hint of Vanilla) 150g unsalted butter, room temperature 112g icing sugar 1g salt 50g eggs whisked (roughly 1 medium egg) 250g all-purpose flour 20g cornstarch

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  • Rhubarb Cream Scones

    A wonderful seasonal recipe that results in tender yet flaky scones. The addition of heavy cream and egg to the mixture increases the amount of fat in the dough making them richer and softer on the inside than their British counterpart. Always remember to handle the dough as little as possible to avoid a tough

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  • Bey To Bay: Toscakaka Cake

    It took me awhile to write this post. I don’t even know how to start describing my obsession with this incredibly delicious Swedish cake. It’s the type of cake that you want to bake over and over again, show off at gatherings, and eat at least two slices with a cup of coffee. It’s simply

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  • Za'atar Honey Butter Rolls

    There are countless ways I use za’atar while snacking or cooking, and if you love it as much as I do then you would totally understand why I want use it in almost everything including these soft honey bread rolls. I’ve baked these bread rolls a couple of times especially at dinner gatherings because not

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