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Braided Bread with Pesto Feta and Olives – Delicious to the last crumb!

Posted on September 14, 2016 by in baked goods

braided bread

Braided Bread is nothing new, just think about Jewish Challah, eaten on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays. The Swiss or German Zopf, is also a very similar braided bread. Trenza is the Spanish version of this delicious bread and is usually filled with fruit. I made a savory braided bread. I used basil Pesto, Fairview […]

Lemon Meringue Squares – only 5 ingredients, I kid you not!

Posted on September 8, 2016 by in baked goods

Lemon Meringue Squares

Lemon Meringue Squares have to be on your baking list for today, this weekend and forever. They ares just so darn delicious and quick to make. These Lemon Meringue Squares take a few minutes to make, 10 minutes to bake and it has all the goodness of a proper Lemon Meringue Pie. Lemon Meringue Pie […]

Rooibos Tea Yogurt Cake – A Proudly South African teatime treat.

Posted on September 6, 2016 by in baked goods

Rooibos Tea

Rooibos Tea is a member of the South African Fynbos Family. It is usually grown in the Cederberg, a mountainous area in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The leaves of the plant is used to make herbal tea or rooibos tea and people all over the world now enjoy it. The tea is […]

Marmalade Cake – A burst of Citrussy Flavors you have to try.

Posted on August 12, 2016 by in baked goods

Marmalade Cake

Marmalade Cake is a winter indulgence of note. It is packed with citrussy flavors and your taste buds will be dancing between the bitter, sweet and sour notes. This marmalade cake is the quickest cake you will ever bake and whether you use my marmalade recipe or buy it in a jar at your local […]

Jam Roll with Turkish Delight Cream

Posted on June 17, 2016 by in baked goods

Jam Roll

Jam Roll that is not a jam roll? Really Nina? Jam Roll is just the baked side of this recipe, it is the inside however that takes it to another level. I have always been intimidated by making a jam roll and  you can read all about my issues with jamrolls here. I received a […]

Leftover Pork Sliders with tangy coleslaw!

Posted on June 1, 2016 by in pork

Leftover Pork Sliders

Leftover Pork has saved my butt so many times when friends arrive unexpectedly for dinner and it can most certainly save you too. Leftover Pork, beef or chicken for that matter should be in your freezer at all times. With electricity so expensive, I will never put just one roast in my oven. I suggest […]

Tex Mex Beans and Sausage one pan wonder

Posted on February 25, 2016 by in beef, pork

Tex Mex Beans

Tex Mex Beans and sausages are so delicious and the beauty of this recipe, is that you require only one pan. That is why I call it a one-pan-wonder! Tex Mex Beans are nothing fancy, maybe you have made it before, but in case you have not, this is a recipe to keep in your […]

Panna Cotta with fresh Summer Berries

Posted on February 3, 2016 by in Uncategorized

panna cotta

Panna Cotta is my new go-to dessert. Firstly because I can literally bribe my son to do any chores around the house if Panna Cotta is waiting in the fridge for him. Panna Cotta also is a totally stress free dessert when entertaining. Stress free? Nope, I am not kidding, I know you all think […]

Eid Recipes – Date and Coconut Bars

Posted on July 13, 2015 by in baked goods

Eid

Eid al-Fitr  is on Friday, the 17th of July. Eid al-Fitr  in North America will start a day later, based on sight ability in North America, in 2015  – on Saturday, the 18th of July. Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will […]