Of Black Lily and Green Leaves

when two worlds come together, science and a love of food, a story about Loof emerged. Previously published in This Week in Palestine in April 2013, this is a short piece on Palestinian Loof.

A Christmas Tree Cake Story

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, its a way of looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. Which is what I do, and that allows you to laugh at life’s realities.” -Dr. Suess

Chocolate Cake

This is a recipe of my own, that took several years of trying various ingredients to get to where we are, and I expect there will be many improvements to be made in the coming years. For now here it is!!! Ingredients: 360 g Flour 295 g Softened-melted butter ( i like to have some…

Lemons and Yogurt Cake

When I first set out to make this cake it was really an attempt to make a Gin and Tonic Cake for my brother-in-law’s fiftieth birthday. Seeing that he is quite the eligible bachelor, I thought that a funky recipe would be far more appropriate than a classic one.  But you know by now that…