Recently, I met a friend out for lunch. The cafe we had intended to go to was closed, so we walked two doors down to one that had nice outdoor seating. I am not even going to even go into the confused concept of this cafe because it's beyond baffling. Suffice to say, the menu had … [Read more...] about De-Constructed Dolma
Oh my YUM! Simple can sometimes be the most divine. I had leftover walnut and milk chocolate filling that needed to be used up.How could I make it Sassy? Bananas, sliced and sprinkled with cinnamin and sugar would work perfectly! The bananas slightly caramelized with the … [Read more...] about Going Bananas with Banana Baklava!
Summertime is synonymous with lemonade stands. It was no different in our house. The girls had asked one day if they could do a lemonade stand (last minute, on a Wednesday at 5 pm..with no supplies). I said that I would help them, but only if we planned it from a business point … [Read more...] about Lemonade & Baklava: Young Entrepreneurs get serious!
Boozy Baklava had a blast at Granary Row! Bohemian Baklava had the prime spot in the Biergarten with 2 different beer baklavas as well as some savory baklava (called Börek). I was at GR for only 2 weeks, but it was a fun experience to get in front of people to talk about my … [Read more...] about Out on the town at Granary Row
This summer has been filled with experimental cooking and Baklava challenges. My daughter Mina decided she was going to challenge me to make a Twizzlers Red Licorice Baklava. I have to say that I was a bit reluctant, but I dove in and gave it a try. I figured this was a better … [Read more...] about Twizzler Temptations