My Mother’s Crème Caramel

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookTwitterLinkedinA French custard with a self-saucing caramel top that is ubiquitous in Egypt. This recipe is my mother’s with a few of my tweaks. It differs from crème brûlée in that it is a liquid caramel instead of solid. Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookTwitterLinkedin

Hungarian Gulyás (Goulash)

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookTwitterLinkedinI do not presume to be an authority on Hungarian cuisine but my husband asked me to post this recipe because he thinks I hit the nail on the head. I did refine the recipe to his taste and customs — there are no red peppers or turnips in this version as you might…

Updated Feteer Meshaltet Recipe and Video

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookTwitterLinkedinFeteer meshaltet or fiteer is a popular Egyptian street food that is a cross between strudel and puff pastry. It is a basic dough that is stretched really thin and folded with clarified butter between the layers of dough. It can be topped simply with powdered sugar and honey for a sweet snack or…

All I Know About Sourdough (which is just the tip of the iceberg)

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookTwitterLinkedinDuring this time of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a lot of interest in sourdough bread which makes me super excited because I have been saying for at least a couple of years now …sourdough bread is just REAL BREAD. It is the way bread was made before commercial yeast became available in…

Mexican Conchas

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Scotch Eggs

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