• Ma’amoul Mad bil Tamer

    Ma’amoul mad literally means ma’amoul spread in Arabic. It’s a slightly tweaked version of the regular semolina date cookies I posted in January, where the date filling is spread between two pieces of dough and cut into squares or diamonds before baking. I changed the ratio of the fine to coarse semolina for the dough to

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  • Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    I never really thought about making homemade ice-cream until I came across a superb book called The Chocolate Bible. After going through the whole book over and over again (it never gets boring) I decided to try the custard based vanilla bean ice cream recipe – as well as other chocolate recipes. Custard based ice

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  • Blackberry Muffins

    Blackberry muffins are great for breakfast or as a mid-day snack. They are healthy because they do not contain a lot of butter and sugar, and blackberries are low in calories, carbohydrates, and fat, making them one of the best fruits for a balanced diet – and these muffins are loaded with them! I also

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  • Chocolate Chip Brownies

    I’m very excited to write my first post on my blog that I named after my favorite chocolate treat! I baked and tested several brownie recipes and this is my favorite go-to brownies recipe. They’re very dense and moist in texture and the chocolate chips really melt in your mouth, especially when they are warm

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