Sesame Bread

Recently, I went for Umrah with my family. It always is an amazing spiritual journey. Our first stop was Madina. While walking to the mosque from our hotel, we would see different kinds of shops, most of which are restaurants and baqalas (sort of small supermarkets or general stores). While the eateries mostly cater to … Continue reading Sesame Bread

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Lamb Sausage Katmer with Labneh

I have recently fallen in love with a new cookbook Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe. It is all about Middle Eastern food, and I am a huge fan. If I had to pick one cuisine, I would pick Middle Eastern cuisine any day. It is light, it isn't too spicy and … Continue reading Lamb Sausage Katmer with Labneh

Spanish Pizza

I have been neglecting blogging with work. Now that I have completed almost five years at my workplace, I am one of the senior staff who are consulted in various decision making. While it is an honor, sometimes it does become taxing and stressful. Hence, I prefer to relax and play some Candy Crush when … Continue reading Spanish Pizza

Pita Bread

Last of all on my Greek Lunch was pita bread, that helped bind the lunch together. Being a Pakistani family, we need some form of flatbread or roti with our food. Any menu lacking flatbread or roti is not fulfilling enough. Traditional roti made on a tawa does not pair well with Greek menu, hence … Continue reading Pita Bread

Tomato Bread

A couple of years ago, my brother brought some baked good home, something new to try. It was square like a cake. It was soft like a cake. It looked like a cake. A bite of the stuff revealed an amazing taste. It was light and savory, and slightly reddish in color. It was not … Continue reading Tomato Bread

Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon is a very exotic spice. Even a dash of cinnamon enhances the flavour of almost any baked good; and when it is used as a main ingredient,the dish becomes heavenly. The following recipe has been adapted from Pioneer Woman. I quartered the original recipe when I made it, as the original recipes yields a … Continue reading Cinnamon Rolls

Donuts

Who doesn't love this fried treat, coated in an exquisite glaze with a cup of coffee? There are two kinds of donuts, cake donuts and yeast donuts. Cake donuts are raised with baking powder and are a little stiff like a cake, while yeast donuts are raised with yeast and are very soft.I have selected … Continue reading Donuts

Banana Bread

Did I mention I don't like summers? And that marking papers is tough enough on it's own and becomes an impossible chore in heat? Don't worry, I am not going to talk about papers and summers, because today I made banana bread, so I am ready to forget the sweltering heat and the papers for … Continue reading Banana Bread

American hotcakes

I was really bored the other day and did not want to make a cake or cookies like always. Going through my cookbooks, I found  "Omeletes, Pancakes and Fritters" by Family Circle. I used to make pancakes a lot but somehow this book went to the back side of my bookshelf and was forgotten for … Continue reading American hotcakes