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Butter Sugar Cookies

Butter Sugar Cookies

There is a joy in baking they say. But I would rather say baking is therapy. For so many years now baking has been one of the ways through which I relieve stress, anxiety and any emotional feeling I have. Back when I was doing…

Linzer Cookies

Linzer Cookies

If you haven’t baked any cookies for Christmas yet, these are the ones I would recommend. Although a little bit more labor intensive than most other cookies, they are totally worth it. Linzer cookies are also Austrian, just like yesterday’s kipferl cookies, but they are…

Vanilla Kipferl (Austrian Christmas Cookies)

Vanilla Kipferl (Austrian Christmas Cookies)

There is no doubt, at least in my mind, that European cookies are like no other. I especially love German and Austrian Christmas cookies. They are literally everything you’re looking for. Soft, buttery and melt in your mouth. No matter how many times your ingredients…

Walnut Orange Baklava

Walnut Orange Baklava

Walnut orange cinnamon Baklava, that has to be on your Christmas cookie tray… One of the recipes that I wanted to share with you is Baklava. It might not be traditional to serve Baklava for Christmas, but hey we thought we can bring a bit…

Double Chocolate Orange Biscotti

Double Chocolate Orange Biscotti

It is our 4th day of the Christmas countdown and I am very excited about today’s recipe. Yesterday, I shared with you the pistachio rosewater biscotti, which instantly became a hit. For me though, there is no better flavor pairing than orange and dark chocolate.…

Pistachio Rosewater Biscotti

Pistachio Rosewater Biscotti

Christmas is around the corner and I am sharing with you my favorite cookie recipes. Although biscotti falls under the category of cookies, these cookies are super crunchy. Biscotti falls under the category of twice baked cookies. In fact, biscotti in Italian means twice baked.…

Lebkuchen – German Christmas Cookies

Lebkuchen – German Christmas Cookies

Christmas in Germany is charming with all the Christmas markets in every town and city. If you have ever been to Germany, then you have definitely come across lebkuchen in the markets. As soon as you step foot in any German market, the smell of…

Gingerbread Tree and Royal Icing

Gingerbread Tree and Royal Icing

Build your own gingerbread tree for this Christmas… It is that time of the year, the time where everyone starts packing and getting ready to celebrate the holidays with their loved ones. Unfortunately, working in the hospitality industry means that it is time for you…

Pumpkin Date Cheesecake

Pumpkin Date Cheesecake

A recipe for the festive season, the perfect cheesecake mixed with pumpkin and dates with warm winter spices. There are two types of people in the world, those who count every single day till the holiday season and those who won’t get prepared till the…

Lemon Chicken Sandwich –  With Feta Zaatar fries and lemon mustard yogurt

Lemon Chicken Sandwich – With Feta Zaatar fries and lemon mustard yogurt

Let me start by telling you, it is practically impossible not to fall in love with these chicken sandwiches. I mean what’s not to love? Juicy lemony garlicky charred chicken, with garlic lemon yoghurt sauce and wait for it, my favorite way to eat fries,…