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Dark Chocolate Cake

Happy Tuesday people! I’m a big fan of dark chocolate and here is a sweet little weekday treat. Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. There isn’t much that can make a dark chocolate cake better, it’s a   perfect combination of decadence and richness. Ingredients 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature 1 Cup  Brown sugar 1/4 Cup […]

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Chicken Empanadas

Happy Sunday Everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend… When it comes to cooking chicken, I like to experiment with different kinds of dishes. This time around, I made chicken empanadas and the result was delicious. Preparing the perfectly crisp empanada dough and a flavorful filling at home is not only easy, but […]

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Orange Syrup Cake

This cake is probably one of the most indulgent cakes that I’ve ever made. Loosely adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks “Jerusalem“,  it is a  dense syrupy cake, very different from the lighter cakes that we are used to in the West. This cake is generously flavored with citrus; the syrup adds extra moisture, enhancing the orange(y) goodness. It will stay in the refrigerator […]

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Baked Egg in the Basket

We all have heard the expression – “Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince and Dine like a Pauper”. Although, I wouldn’t really call my dinners pauper-ish, I do prefer consuming the bulk of my calories during breakfast and lunch. While in college, I used to be the kind of person who could get […]

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Paneer Bhurji

Bhurji is an Indian version of scramble of any sort… (be it egg, tofu or paneer). The warm and spicy egg scramble or egg bhurji is the most popular  breakfast staple in every home. And then there’s paneer bhurji, another popular dish made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese), that is spicier and more delicious. Paneer […]

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Beet & Carrot Hummus

Hummus is one of the most versatile dips. Served with fresh or toasted pita bread, it makes for a great snack or appetizer. When it comes to serving the beet and carrot hummus, there are endless possibilities! Spread it on sandwiches and toast, use it as the base for veggie tacos, or add as a […]

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Moroccan Lamb and Chickpeas Stew (Harira)

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you all are having a great holiday weekend. Stew season might be coming to an end, but before it does – you must try this one. The lamb and Chickpea stew is a very popular dish of Morocco, commonly known as Harira. It has pretty much all of my favorites: […]

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Chicken Turnovers

I like to make simple food. These chicken turnovers are not just easy but also make for an elegant and savory snack. You can adjust the seasoning in the chicken and peas filling according to your taste. The warm and spiced seasoning is enclosed in the buttery and flaky puff pastry pockets. The crispy golden […]

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Goat Cheese and Mushroom Crostini

These crostinis are pretty much the bomb-diggity!! There are unlimited versions of making crostini, this version is one of the simplest and requires only handful of ingredients that may already be present in your pantry. Everything comes together in less than 20 minutes, and the result is an extremely flavorful, savory and herbalicious crostini. Ingredients […]

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Almond and Cranberry Biscotti

Happy Sunday Y’all!! Today, I am sharing my favorite biscotti recipe. These biscotti are a great accompaniment to the morning coffee and are guilt free. Feel free to use any kind of sugar you desire, and the almond flakes can be substituted with your choice of nuts. The recipe below makes about 30 biscotti and […]

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