Showing posts with label sweet. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sweet. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Nanaimo Bars with Loacker Chocolate wafers

nanaimo bars with loacker wafers
Canadians have spoken and the nation’s favourite flavour is chocolate! In this year's Savour Serenity Survey conducted by Loacker, 72% of Canadians selected chocolate as their favourite sweet flavour. To help satisfy this craving for chocolate, Loacker is launching new flavours this summer, including Double Chocolate wafers.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Funnel Cake

funnel cake
This funnel cake is the perfect carnival food to enjoy even when it is cold outside. It tastes delicious with different combination of fruit toppings you like. 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Sweet Potato Muffins for Breakfast and Snack

sweet potato muffin
I made these healthy and delicious sweet potato muffins in celebration of Nutrition Month this March. These muffins are perfect to serve for breakfast or as snacks. 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Win Your Own Trudeau Holiday Baking and Decorating Tools

trudeau kitchen tools
Before long it will be holidays, and I am sure many of us our thinking what gifts we can get for family and friends. Winter holidays is a time when my family and I get together to bake and decorate cakes and cookies. I like the colourful, quality Trudeau tools that are essential in the kitchen when we bake. 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Condensed Milk Toffee

milk toffee sweets
This recipe for milk toffee is similar to fudge, and it is delicious to enjoy as a treat. We usually make it for special occasions and festivals.  

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Semolina Æbleskiver Sweets or Paniyaram

Sweet Semolina Æbleskiver Paniyaram
These are easy to make tea time snack. We like to enjoy these delicious snacks with tea or coffee in the evening. To make these Æbleskiver Sweets or Paniyaram you will need...

Friday, March 18, 2016

Chelsea Buns with Dried Fruit

spiced dried fruit bun
I adapted the recipe for these sweet and flavoured Chelsea buns from the DK Baking book, which is delicious to serve with tea. 

Monday, March 14, 2016

Sweet Sugar Buns

sweet sugar buns baked
I love baking these soft, sweet sugar buns often. If you are using a mixer with a paddle it is quick and does not need any kneading by hand.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Star Wars Inspired BB8 Birthday Cake

I made this birthday cake for my son's 7th birthday. I have made this chocolate cake before and like it because it is moist and an easy one bowl method cake.  

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Afternoon Tea Delight with Denby

I made these delicious Indian Tea Cookies following the recipe from the Indian Vegetarian Feast book by Anjum Anand. This book has lots of simple and healthy vegetarian dishes that we can easily make for our family and friends. I like that all the dishes and sweets have an array of flavour in them. The beautiful pictures on this book will entice the readers to make the dishes, and try them. Th book is separated by breakfast and brunch, drinks, appetizers and snacks, salads, broils and grills, vegetables, cheese, beans, and eggs, grains, and desserts.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Sticky Sweet and Spicy Chicken

fried the chicken
I first fried the chicken and then tossed it with this sticky sweet and spicy sauce I made. To make this sauce you will need...
2 tbsp Sriracha sauce
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp brown sugar to taste
1 tbsp pomegranate molasses optional

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Middle Eastern Semolina Cake Basbousa

Semolina Cake Basbousa
Wishing all of you a Happy New Year.

This Middle Eastern Semolina Cake known as Basbousa has many different versions of making, and this is a simple delicious recipe I like to make.

For the sugar syrup
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp orange blossom water or rose water

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sweet Saffron Rice

sweet saffron rice breville rice cooker
1 cup basmati or long grain rice
1 tablespoons ghee 
water
1/4 to 1/3 cup sugar adjust to preference
2" cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon of saffron threads
4 cloves
3 whole cardamom
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoon raisins

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Sweet Coconut Surprise Snack

1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup chopped nuts
4 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1/2 can (150 ml) sweetened condensed milk

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Carrot, Coconut, Apple Muffins and Giveaway

Carrot, Coconut, Apple Muffins
Wishing all of you celebrating Eid a blessed Eid.
Eid Mubarak.
I had the opportunity to taste the creamy new Gay Lea's Coconut Whipped Cream made with pure coconut cream. This non-dairy and lactose free whipped cream is perfect for vegans, and those who are lactose intolerant. Gay Lea's Coconut Whipped Cream is cholesterol free and has 13% fat. It taste just like the regular whipped cream that my family and I are used to, and is fabulous served with fruit, dessert, and hot beverages. 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Tomato Jam

This flavourful Tomato Jam made with ripe tomatoes is delicious to serve as a side and enjoy with rice and flatbread. It is a perfect way to save up the garden harvest. 

about 20 tomatoes when pureed it will be about 2 1/2 to 3 cups
1/4 cup sugar brown or white, add more to taste
1/2 tsp cardamom crushed into powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/8 tsp salt
1 to 2 tbsp raisins optional to add towards the end

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Cranberry Lemon Matcha Muffins and Giveaway

Matcha green tea is a super-charged version of regular green tea that allows us to reap the rewards of green tea in a wider variety of ways. Matcha is green tea from the Camellia sinensis, but in a very fine powder version of the healthy drink. Unlike other teas derived from Camellia sinensis, matcha has not been fermented. Matcha can be harvested from anywhere in the world and is derived from tea leaves grown in the shade that allows the leaves to achieve a dark green colour giving matcha its magnificent amino acids. It’s quite a long process to produce matcha, but serious tea drinkers rely on matcha to enhance their culinary experiences by adding it to homemade pasta, brownies, breads, cakes and more.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Flower Birthday Cupcakes with Buttercream Icing

flower cupcake cake
I made this flower birthday cake with 12 cupcakes for my daughter's birthday. I used the following buttercream icing to decorate, which was easy to work with and tasted delicious. 

For the buttercream icing you will need
4 oz butter unsalted
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
pinch of salt
2 tbsp milk*

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Tagine of Lamb with Prunes

I made half the portion of this sweet, delicious Tagine of Lamb with Prunes recipe is from Cooking at the Kasbah cookbook. It was a little unusal for our taste becuase I usually cook meat as a spicy dish and not sweet.

2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp ground ginger
2 lbs lamb 2" chunks
2 onions

Monday, February 3, 2014

Easy to Make, No Bake Date Pastries

1/4 cup ghee or clarified butter
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cardamom ground
3/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups chopped pitted dates like Medjool

In a small saucepan melt the ghee and add the nutmeg and cardamom and leave aside. Place the flour in a heavy bottom pan and heat it in medium heat until it has toasted and has become lightly brown, stir continuously to avoid it from getting burned.