When we hear “Upside-Down Cake,” more often than not we think of pineapple (or ananas) upside-down cake. But there are so many possibilities to vary the fruit used in an upside-down cake, each lending a different and unique flavor and texture. Strawberries, cranberries, blackberries, pineapple, apples, and figs are just a few possibilities. Continue reading “20. Upside-Down Apple Cake”
This is a Martha Stewart recipe from the book Everyday Food. A very similar adaptation can also be found on her website. In Martha’s words: “These Mediterranean-inspired veggie burgers pack in the flavor without adding on the pounds”. Continue reading “19. Lentil-Walnut Burger Sliders”
This delicious gem is truly comforting and satisfying eaten warm with a cold, cold glass of milk.
Continue reading “18. Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies”
Roasted chicken come in so many varieties and flavors that the spectrum of options is almost endless.
The chicken may be stuffed or not, whole or in pieces, spicy or plainly salted… Continue reading “17. Roast Chicken With Vegetables”
This is all the craze recently, and it is as simple as dunking clean fresh strawberries in melted chocolate of your choice and setting it aside to allow the chocolate to set. Continue reading “16. Chocolate Covered Strawberries”
Orangettes are French in origin, and are strips of orange peel, candied, and dipped in chocolate.
It is another food considered a delicacy, and expensively sold in stores. Continue reading “15. Orangettes”
Ginger is a spice that you either love or hate. However, the sheer diversity of its uses in the kitchen are almost endless, and can take up so many different shapes and forms.
Crystallized ginger, or candied ginger according to the Americans, is excellent eaten on its own to freshen your breath, or combat nausea, or simply like candy for pure enjoyment. Continue reading “14. Crystallized Ginger / Candied Ginger”
Banoffee, a name created by the combination of Banana and Toffee, an amazing combination.
It is usually presented in the form of a pie, where the ingredients are layered. On a graham cracker or tea biscuit crumb crust, the dulce leche is spread, on which the banana slices are sprinkled, which is then topped with a rich layer of cream. Continue reading “13. Banoffee, My Way”
I have known this soup ever since my childhood. It is very well known throughout the Arab world, and little variations exist from Turkey, to Syria, to Iraq, to the Arabian Gulf countries. Continue reading “12. Kubba Labania (Minted Yogurt Soup with Kubba)”