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

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…

Kaak El Eid: A coming of Age Story

She silently nods at me with approval recognising the similarities we share whether at home or in our career choices; even if she openly objects to the many projects I get myself into and she most certainly does not fully understand why after ten years of a PhD in chemistry, I have abandoned the lab completely and moved into the kitchen instead!

Homemade Chocolate (Peter Rabbit) Ice-cream

  Ingredients 8 eggs separated 3 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 1 cup sugar 65 g of milk chocolate (Easter Chocolate Bunny medium size) 1/3 cup unsweetened coco powder 1 Tbsp Vanilla 1 tsp crushed gum Arabica (mastic) (absolutely optional and only if you like the taste of mastic do you use this,…