I often end up with overripe bananas, that usually find their way into one-bowl type of cakes. As this time I was planning on making yeast dough roulades, I’ve decided to see how they would work in this type of dough. Continue reading
If the cold weather outside makes you less enthusiastic about light, crispy-cold salads, here is a hearty and warming salad, that is perfect for the weather. Continue reading
The following special bread came to mind when I was planning to bake a variation of Soda Bread. Continue reading
After all the elaborated foods of the holiday’s season, it’s time for some simple, hearty dishes. The following rustic soup, which comes from my maternal grandmother’s Sephardic kitchen, is just what is needed on a cold winter’s day. Continue reading
A tasty homemade cake is a nice way to start the New Year.
The following old fashioned/”retro” Jelly Roll cake, is just perfect for this purpose, or for any other weekend brunch. It can be easily prepared from simple ingredients, yet still looks sophisticated and festive. Try it and enjoy. Continue reading
Entertaining doesn’t have to mean working hard on elaborated dishes, and the following simple dish demonstrates exactly that. Quick and easy to assemble, this salad is always popular with guests. The seasoning is fresh and fairly mild, so that the crab flavor is not overshadowed. Served in different ways, it is a perfect dish for brunch or finger food buffet. Try it and enjoy. Continue reading
Quick and easy to make, fluffy and tasty pancakes are a favorite weekend brunch item. They are also great as a light snack, and if you celebrate Hanukah this week, they are a wonderful addition to the traditional Latkes or fried doughnuts. The version I have here has a pronounced banana flavor, with a touch of acidity from the cherries. Try them and enjoy. Continue reading
Chile con carne is one of my favorite cold weather dishes. Over the years, I came up with the following recipe, that became my go-to recipe, but even this one keeps evolving. Continue reading
The following recipe, for crispy and tasty cookies, is a one of my all times go-to recipes, since I came up with it after combining a few recipes into this one.
The mix of butter, almond meal and powdered sugar results cookies with wonderful texture and flavor. Continue reading