I have never been lucky when baking breads with yeast and whole meal flour.  I just don’t get it right, or perhaps those two ingredients are hard to become friends in general. IRead More

  I grew up in a small town. During my college years I earned some pocket money by working in the local ice cream parlor. I had a great time, as my bestRead More

I am very excited to post this recipe as it was lost for a few weeks. I made these scones a few times about a month ago. The recipe I might have neverRead More

Ever since I  ate my first homemade granola, I haven’t had anything else for breakfast. This granola phase must have been going on for at least 3-4 months now, with no end inRead More

  I baked some Lemon Coconut Cookies some time ago that were a huge success with my family and friends. I loved the flavor combination of lemon and coconut so much that IRead More

  Today is Friday and that’s weekend here in the Middle East. I participated in a 10k race this morning that started at 7am. I must admit, I find it tough to getRead More

  I have posted another recipe of fruit bread before. But I need to share this one with you today. Maybe because I haven’t baked any fruit n’ nut breads for so long,Read More

Am I the only one who never thought of putting fruits/yogurt into a wrap instead of veggies/meat/sauce and have the whole thing for breakfast? This is another amazing recipe that is so fast,Read More

Does an average household have regular paper cups in their pantry? I wonder!! I found Hannah Montana paper cups in my house. I’ve got kids, but they are not in the Hannah MontanaRead More

Anyone here whose New Year resolution was a low-fat and no-refined-sugar diet? Try these apple walnut squares. They are sweetened with dried dates and otherwise contain rolled oats, whole wheat flour and appleRead More

Let me tell you some good and some bad things about motherhood today. As I am still breastfeeding my youngest one, I have hardly been drinking alcohol for months, apart from the occasionalRead More

My favorite ingredient when Christmas baking is orange zest. I love its smell. Even if I just eat an orange I like to leave the peel lying around for an hour or two andRead More

  I was looking for some new breakfast dish, as I got a little tired of warm oatmeals, millet or quinoa breakfasts recently. I felt like something cool in the morning: plain yogurtRead More

Scones are a very English thing. The German translation for scone is English tea roll, or something along those lines. The English people have with their afternoon tea. This tea session is notRead More

I love to experiment with all sorts of ingredients when baking muffins . And nothing makes me more happy than when they turn out well. I get inspired all the time and constantlyRead More

When I was a kid we were always living in apartments. There wasn’t much space for pets. The only pet allowed was birds. And we always had one. If one escaped through anRead More

When I was a kid we were always living in apartments. There wasn’t much space for pets. The only pet allowed was birds. And we always had one. If one escaped through anRead More

These oatmeal bars are literally a freshly made breakfast oatmeal bowl to go. Perfect for those who are in a hurry in the morning and don’t have time to cook or even sitRead More

  I am currently exploring Quinoa  in my cuisine. Quinoa is a grain-like crop that originates from South America. In recent times it has become highly appreciated for its nutritional value, as itsRead More

  —————————————————————— APPLE CINNAMON QUINOA BREAKFAST 1/2 cup quinoa 2 cups water 1 apple thinly sliced 1/3 cup raisins 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 handful dried cranberries 1 handful pecan nuts (or walnuts), slightlyRead More