Winter pie with leeks, savory crust and potato topping

Winter time always bring the feeling of coziness. In Dubai, where I live is around 25 + degrees during winter, but good festive recipes are always welcome. I started the pie with the idea of covering it with the savory dough, during the cooking I changed my mind and decided to make it topped with…

Buttery ginger cookies

Saturday night. Eleven o`clock in the evening. I want to bake! Feeling like Christmas cookies. Then let it be traditional, and yet improved. I realized that there is no time for shopping at the grocery so I will leave the decoration for Christmas. In fact I made a dough, but I baked only half of…

1-2-3 the bread is ready

You love home made bread? Yeah, me too. But it takes time. An hour for the dough to rise. Time to kneading it. And again time to raise before baking. Not with this recipe. You will have your bread ready for not more than 30 minutes, and yes I am serious. Hot bread, crispy crust…

Rustic french bread with shallot and rosemary

Baking bread is one of my favorite. It always brings warm memories from my childhood. I owe  my passion to baking entirely to my Nana, as she had showed me great tips and secrets. To make a good bread you need to be patient. You also will need, good temperature in your kitchen as the…

Real home made pasta/lasagna sheets

Many of you have heard about homemade pasta, but perhaps not all of you tried it or made it themselves. Home made pasta is like nothing else. The taste cannot be compared with ready made pasta sold in supermarkets or served at restaurants. I promised to prepare this recipe for a friend of mine long…

Tomato bread

Nothing can be  compared with fresh baked loaf of bread. The whole house becomes cozy and the smell would attract all the family members to gather around one table. The following recipe is an interesting idea of bread to which you can add your personal touch in it. You can add seeds, nuts, dried tomatoes and…