Perfecting The Cheeseboard

 “A silence fell at the mention of Gavard. They all looked at each other cautiously. As they were all rather short of breath by this time, it was the camembert they could smell. This cheese, with its gamy odour, had overpowered the milder smells of the marolles and the limbourg; its power was remarkable. Every …

Rolls & Tartines

“As with wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.” – Cicero   When we think home entertaining we mostly think fussy! We fuss about what to cook, how to serve, what drinks… we also fuss about how it will all be received, how talented we will appear, how …

Starting A Career In Food – Make That Dream A Reality

Your words to me… “I have always dreamed of having my own small bakery…” , “I love baking, but it never works with me…” , “I want to start a food blog…” , “Why is my blog not getting good readings?…” , “I hate my job, wish I could do something I love… like you…” …

Back to School Lunch Box Planner

 Send Your Love In A Lunchbox The past week had been all about getting the kids back in the mood for school. Creating back to school excitement, is not easy especially when the kids grow enough to understand that school means routine and work, while vacations are all about doing fun things! So we try… …

Cake Balls, Cake Pops & Cake Bites

 “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” – Warren Buffet Cakes! Aren’t they the best thing ever?! The baking, the eating, the flavours, the layers, the texture and most of all the versatility; cakes are so rewarding no matter how you look at them. I had written a post on what to …

Arabic Desserts Buffet – Entertain That Sweet Tooth

“Dima, I feel like a domestic goddess right now!” – Nielouphar’s comment after making my Pistachio Cake with Rosewater Cream   Whenever I plan a menu, I actually start with desserts! I even plan my whole menu around the desserts I want to serve! My husband always tells me: “You like to entertain at home …

An Exquisite Appetisers Buffet

“Wow such amazing recipes have tried a few & they taste so delicious. Thanks a lot for sharing such wonderful recipes” –   Amrita Jawahar’s comment on Sfeeha post   I don’t know if you feel the same way, but sometimes I like to indulge on appetisers and really don’t feel like eating the rest …