Dessert Recipes

Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

Middle Eastern Basbousa Semolina Cake

African Desserts, Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, Recipes July 3, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

A dessert with many names, basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert originating in Egypt that is commonly found throughout the region. As versions of this dessert moved through the area, each country adapted its ingredients and name: Lebanon (nammoura), Armenia (shamali), Turkey/Greece (revani), Egypt/Jordan (harisa). Some recipes call for eggs, while others call for yogurt, milk or buttermilk. The…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, Recipes, Sweet May 30, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

The first country you visit overseas will always hold a fond place in a traveler’s heart, and England is mine. In 2010 I spent a glorious week in London with my bestie wandering the streets and taking in all of the history the city has to offer. One afternoon while exploring the famous Portobello Road in Notting Hill, we stumbled upon Hummingbird…

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Guinness Cupcakes

Recipe: Boozy Irish Cupcakes

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, Recipes, Sweet April 13, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

Anyone that knows me knows that I’m obsessed with cupcakes. So when any sort of holiday comes around, you better bet I’m making something sweet and delicious for it. Although this recipe obviously is not traditionally Irish, it’s a good throwback to the emerald isle; land of Guinness and whiskey. Because when these boozy Irish cupcakes are involved, everyone is Irish….

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Mango Sticky Rice

Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, Recipes, Sweet March 28, 2017 Tags: , , , , 6 Comments

  Thailand is one of those intoxicating places whose food draws you in and never lets you go. I’m normally a chocolate person, but the one dessert that I can’t get off my mind is the infamous mango sticky rice. Deceptively simple and extremely addictive, there’s something about the perfect harmony of the thick creamy sweetened sticky rice paired with luscious mango…

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