• Katayef bi Ashta

    People often tell me that they’re not good at baking because it requires a lot of precision and it’s less forgiving than cooking. They sometimes ask me what recipes they should start experimenting with and I usually recommend cookies, brownies, or one bowl cake recipes that don’t have a lot of steps. I’m adding these

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  • Brioche with Mahleb Date Paste and Walnuts

    There’s something about making brioche from scratch that brings comfort and pleasure: the rich smell of butter and yeast, the pillowy soft dough beneath your hands, the quiet hours of the kitchen, the dark golden loaf rising in the oven. The whole process calms me and makes me forget about stressful weekdays and the constant buzz of people in this

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  • Hazelnut Cognac Torte

    For the longest time, I thought that torte and cake are used to describe the same thing. But there is a fine distinction between both terms, and if you’re curious to know how then keep on reading! Torte is technically a type of cake that uses little or no flour and high quality ingredients (think ground

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  • No-Bake Granola Bars

    These no-bake healthy and energizing granola bars have my favorite ratio of oats, nuts, and dried fruits. You can get really creative with the recipe by adding more oats or a mashed banana, omitting the nuts, mixing in chocolate chips, drizzling melted chocolate on top, or adding more honey for a sweeter taste. You basically have

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