Home-cooked

Banana Poppers

Banana Poppers

3:30 in the afternoon on weekdays is children happily leaving their day prison aka school, teachers wearily going home for some quiet, and moms or dads rushing to get some food ready for the hungry army thats about to bust down the front door. The […]

Luqaimat

Luqaimat

Little puffs of melt-in-your-mouth goodness. The golden, crunchy exterior. Then the airy, pillow-y middle. And finally your taste buds are hit by the most exquisite burst of sweetness coupled perfectly with the slightest tangy undertones. Eating one luqaimat is an adventure through the best parts […]

Saffron Rice

Saffron Rice

 Did you know that there are over 40,000 kinds of rice? That it has been part of human diet for over 4,000 years? Or that there is purple rice? How about that saffron is the stigma part of the crocus flower? Or that its value […]

Carrot Spice Cookies

Carrot Spice Cookies

There are two things that send a crisp fall feeling to my taste buds: spiced anything and root vegetables. Spiced lattes or spiced muffins or spiced cobblers and pumpkins, carrots, turnips, squash, etc. That’s how I tell my mouth that the leaves are a rainbow […]