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Fruit Salsa Recipe (using loquats)

Fruit Salsa Recipe (using loquats)

Have you ever tasted a loquat? Loquats taste like a mixture of mangos and peaches. Besides pineapple, mangos and peaches are the most often used fruit when making fruit salsa. But sometimes you have to think outside the box.

Zalabia (Middle Eastern Mini Funnel Cakes)

Zalabia (Middle Eastern Mini Funnel Cakes)

Today I’m sharing a favorite recipe from my cookbook; Home-made Zalabia. They’ve been described as fritters, dumplings, and pancakes. But a more fitting description of these beauties is Mini Funnel Cakes, with a Middle Eastern flair. I started with a quick research online to see […]

Creamy Guacamole Recipe

Creamy Guacamole Recipe

Creamy Guacamole, as the name suggests, is perfectly smooth, and chunk-free. Although I love chunky guacamole, the kind full of tomatoes, diced onions, garlic, and cilantro, sometimes I crave the silky consistency of this Creamy Guacamole Recipe.

Loquat Cheesecake and Other Loquat Recipes

Loquat Cheesecake and Other Loquat Recipes

Lately, I’ve been a little “Loquat Crazy.” You might have noticed this if you follow me on Social Media. This should explain why I’m sharing my second loquat recipe in just under two weeks.

Mexican Carne Asada Marinade

Mexican Carne Asada Marinade

Just in time for Cinco De Mayo, I’m releasing my secret Mexican Carne Asada Marinade Recipe! Don’t take this the wrong way, but you haven’t had good Carne Asada until you’ve had Carne Asada in San Diego.

Healthy Yogurt Drink (Daweh/Ayran Recipe)

Healthy Yogurt Drink (Daweh/Ayran Recipe)

Daweh is a refreshing Assyrian yogurt drink, with health benefits similar to Kefir. It is made with three simple ingredients: yogurt, water, and salt.


BREAD

Moist Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Moist Pumpkin Bread Recipe

You knew it had to happen, after all, it’s September. I think I’ve shown enough restraint. But with “pumpkin spice everything” season upon us, you had to know that I would be sharing some pumpkin recipes.

Favorite Fig Cake | Fig Bread Recipe

Favorite Fig Cake | Fig Bread Recipe

I’m finally getting around to posting one of my sought-after recipes; my moist and irresistible fig bread. Some of my friends refer to it as “Fig Bread,” while others call it “Fig Cake.” When I bake it in a bundt pan, it’s “fig cake.” However, […]

Jalapeño Cheddar Sourdough Bread

Jalapeño Cheddar Sourdough Bread

This was the first sourdough bread recipe I ever came up with. I loved the idea of Jalapeño Cheddar Sourdough Bread because as I’ve mentioned before, everyone in my family loves spicy food. The cheese is just an added bonus!

Easy Pita Bread (made from scratch)

Easy Pita Bread (made from scratch)

Who’s ready to learn how to make some delicious pita bread? Pita bread is probably the easiest bread recipe to master, even the most novice of cooks shouldn’t be intimidated!

Basic Sourdough Bread Recipe

Basic Sourdough Bread Recipe

For the past year, I’ve been trying to perfect sourdough bread baking. In January, I started my own sourdough starter. Since then, I have baked many a loaf of bread, trying to get it right.