Rum Raisin Ice Cream

Rum Raisin Ice Cream

A creamy and luscious summer treat for the adults. This eggless soft serve Rum Raisin Ice Cream is flavored with vanilla and real rum.

Jeweled Rice

Jeweled Rice Pilaf

Several weeks back I won a cookbook in a giveaway hosted by Cajun Chef Ryan. I was excited to receive the book as it was a brand new one from Emeril Lagasse called Sizzling Skillets and Other One-Pot Wonders that hit the bookstores on September 27, 2011. Chef Ryan was one of 20 bloggers chosen…

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Steamed Kabocha Cake

Steamed Kabocha Cake

A tender steamed cake made with light and fluffy kabocha squash, raisins, and walnuts. It is delicious served with fresh fruits and green tea.

Potica (Slovenian Nut Roll)

Potica (Slovenian Nut Roll) for Easter

This Sunday is Easter and bread is highly symbolic of the occasion. On the night that He was betrayed, Jesus broke bread with his disciples to mark the new covenant that was fulfilled by his resurrection on Easter Sunday. Potica (pronounced po-tee-sa), a Slovenian nut roll is a celebratory bread baked for almost every important…

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Rich Fruit Cake

Rich Fruit Cake

Warmly spiced traditional Rich Fruit Cake studded with dried fruits and nuts. Layers of brandy and sherry keep it moist and flavorful.

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Lemon, Pistachio, and Feta Strudel

Those of you who visit this blog regularly know how much I enjoy baking breads. The good thing about making them at home is that you get to enjoy some of those delicious celebratory breads that you can’t even buy at the stores. Don’t be intimidated by bread making, as like all things, practise makes…

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Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Spiced sweet Hot Cross Buns in a non-traditional shape. Two thin dough ropes are twisted together to form the cross for Easter Sunday.

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Chelsea Buns

Hand shaped rolls and buns are fun to make and even better to eat. They are perfect for afternoon tea or coffee and are delicious served warm with a little butter. It is hard to resist going back for more. Chelsea buns are sweet rolled buns filled with cinnamon or a mix of spices, raisins,…

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Nothing beats the aroma of home baked bread. It is simple to make with a bread machine. All you have to do is measure out the ingredients into the pan. You’ll be amazed to discover how few ingredients are required as compared to the long list you see on labels from breads purchased at the…

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