Date Truffles

These are the perfect little bites you need in your life right now. With Ramadan around the corner i’m always inspired by certain ingredients associated with this month, and dates are the first thing that come to mind. Traditionally, you open your fast with a date or two, a sip of water, then you dive…

Chicken Piccata

Oh my word. This is one of those recipes that makes me fall in love with cooking all over again. The simplicity, the short list of ingredients, the flavour; everything about this makes me happy! It also reminds me of how a couple of fresh ingredients can do wonders. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 pound…

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Always ordered at restaurants, never attempted at home. This was the story of our beloved sweet and sour chicken, until one day I had had enough. I couldn’t go out, and I wanted to eat some darn sweet and sour chicken. So I made it, and it was very rewarding indeed. I can’t and won’t…

Pizza Dough

I’ve been into stone oven thin crust pizzas lately, and since I can’t go out and get one everyday, I decided to make one at home (it’s not as good as a stone oven pizza but it’s close enough!). The dough is simple to make, and it’s very versatile, so even though it’s primarily a…

Pita Bread

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here in the teeny tiny city of Ilmenau! Well, kind of. I was in Berlin for about a week, and can I just say that I love it?! It’s such a diverse city, with people from all over the world, and of course, food from all around the…

4th of July Cupcakes

Hi guys! I’m in Detroit this 4th of July, and everyone’s celebrating independence day, so why shouldn’t we (I mean, it is my birthday after all!)? Me and my cousins were just stuck in traffic for about an hour on our way back from watching fireworks and all I could think about was cupcakes! Specifically…