About this Blog

This blog is a spot where i can prove that some recipes from the internet might seem intimidating at first glance but really they aren't.
I'm here to let you see that when baking food from the internet it will never look like the featured photos so don't panic when it looks a "bit" different... be confident and have faith and mostly .... have fun!


Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Cinnamon Rolls

Those are fantastic yet addictive and so Delicious!!!
they are so easy to make and wont take much time i started making them around 1:00pm and finished at 4:30pm :)


Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Chickpea Ghraiba

This is originally a Tunisian recipe but we here in Libya make a lot and LOVE it

2cups grounded roasted chickpea
1cup plain flour
1cup powder sugar
1\4 tsp baking powder
1\2 cup roasted sesame seeds
1cup oil (add more if dough is dry)
First sift the dry ingredients then add the oil and mix with hands and shape into little flat balls and place them on a baking sheet, put in medium heat oven until cracks on top and baked.

Saturday, 24 December 2011

Grecian Sweet Braid (Choreki)

Lovely Bread and SO easy to make.... trust me


Friday, 23 December 2011

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Strawberry and Lemon Curd Trifle

This is a fresh finish to a lovely meal, its has lemon and strawberry which are refreshing and zesty :)


Carrot Walnut Cake

This is an old fashion classic Carrot Cake and carrots always need some walnut to keep is company :)



I made this for my brother's birthday last year...

Beans Salad

Yum yum yum.... is all i can say fresh yet spicy... it will accompany any meal or even by it self.


Meringue Ghosts (Cutest Ghosts ever!)

If you want to add some fun to this lovely treat all you have to do is make some cute ghosts that will put a smile on your children's face... even grown up would find it very delightful.

Basic Meringue Recipe

Linzer Biscuits

Those cookies have various names some call them Linzer Biscuits  some Cinnamon Biscuits  some call them jam shortbread.
but in all names they taste fantastic..


Finnish Windmills

This is a simple easy recipe if you have plenty of Puff Pastry laying around in your fridge..
all you need is Puff Pastry and Jam oh a little egg wash for the glazing.... here are the steps by photos...

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Bruschetta Bread from scratch

This is an easy recipe and a guaranteed one as well, bruschetta bread is served as a side dish or as a light dinner.

 bread just out of the oven

 after applying the topping

my family likes it with a touch of cheese grilled in the oven for 2-3 minutes


Friday, 18 November 2011

Strawberry Tart

yummy yummy yum yum

Recipe: Strawberry Tart

Carmalized Onion Bread


50g butter
2 onions chopped
280ml water
1 tbsp clear honey
450g bread flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 tsp dried yeast

makes 1 loaf

1. Melt the butter in a frying pan and sautè the onion over a low heat untill golden. Remove the pan from the heat and let the onions cool slightly. Place a sieve over the bread machine pan, then tip the content of the frying pan into it, so that the juice fall into the pan. Set the onions aside to cool completely.
2. Add the water and honey to the bread pan. Sprinkle over the flour, covering the liquid. Place the salt and pepper in separate corners. Make a shallow indent in the centre of the flour, add the yeast.
3. Set the bread machine to the dough settings. Press start. Add the onions when the machine beeps or in the last 5 minutes of kneading. Lightly flour a baking sheet (or use a baking stone).
4. When the cycle has finished (1 1/2 hour later), remove the dough from the bread pan and place on a ligthly floured surface. 
5. Knock back (punch down) gently; shape into a ball. Place on the baking sheet (or baking stone) and cover with oiled clear film. Leave to rise for about 45 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200°C (395°F). Slash a 1cm deep cross in the top of the loaf. Bake for 35-40 minutes; Cool on a rack.

Lemon Pound Cake

Courtesy of Martha Stewart

It is a very elegant cake, it can be served with tea or coffee very lovely since it has lemon zest as a main ingredient... refreshing :)

Recipe: Lemon Pound Cake