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Coconut Tres Leches Cake

My Favorite Recipes: Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet April 19, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

Day 534265 of quarantine… Spring has made a temporary detour bringing snow to many parts of Michigan. There’s a running joke among Michiganders that there’s always a “fake spring,” then third winter about this time of year. Mother Nature certainly can be fickle when all we want to do is spend some time in the sunshine! Something certainly not fickle…

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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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