Pancakes with banana and salted caramel

The best part of the weekends is that I have enough time for cooking. My day usually starts very early so to wake up late at my days off is a real blessing. Weekend cooking has its charm. You are not in a rush, so you can have your breakfast at lunch time ­čÖé Or…

Breaded hamour fish with salad of olives and leek

To make breaded fish is so easy and tasty at the same time. I made this for dinner last night and it even my brother ate it, and he is not a fish fan! I choose a side from simple olives and leeks with a simple dressing but in a perfect combination with the fish…

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…

Veggie pizza with home made dough

Pizza is always a good occasion to invite friends for a nice evening. Whether you will order it form the nearest restaurant or make yourself, the most important thing is to taste authentic and delicious. My recipe below is for quick home made pizza and at my case is topped with vegetables and cheese only….

Rustic french bread with shallot and rosemary

Baking bread is one of my favorite. It always brings warm memories from my childhood. I owe ┬ámy 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…

Carrot cake

I was not sure whether I would like the taste of carrots in a cake. I have never tried it before and would not dare eating a vegetable cake! Till the day I decided to try it. But not only that- I wanted my first try ever to be a home made cake. I was…

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 ┬ácompared 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┬áinteresting idea of bread to which you can add your personal touch in it. You can add seeds, nuts, dried tomatoes and…