Browsing Category Dessert

Vegan Barley Shortbread

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

I am currently fixated on using barley flour in my baked goods. This whole grain is fibre-rich, lower in calories than regular grains and beneficial for those prone to insulin resistance. I have also just discovered the alchemical wonder that is coconut butter. Unlike coconut oil, its butter incorporates the flesh of the coconut. And it's ...

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Flash Food Friday: Mini Pancake Stacks

Friday, January 29, 2016

I suppose you could go with the more laboured route and pour, with painstaking precision, little rounds of batter. Or you could just cook a few large crepes, stack them up with a bit of syrup as you go along, and cut out perfect circles with a cookie cutter. "But the scraps," you ask. "What ...

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Naartjie Cheesecake (3-ingredient Japanese Method)

Monday, September 7, 2015

Cheesecake is one of my great loves. Baked, unbaked, baklava-clad or piped straight into my open mouth, the day I decline a serving is the day you shovel the dirt over me. When I saw a recipe for a three-ingredient Japanese Cotton Cheesecake flooding my feeds, I had to try it out. My first taste of ...

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Featured on An Nur: Burfee Ice Cream (with video)

Saturday, August 15, 2015

After every Eid or big celebration in our family, there is always a glut of burfee to contend with. While I don't see anything wrong with supplementing a week's breakfast with a ball or two of  sweet milk protein and all the punchy cardamom mouthfeels, too much of a good thing will make you kotz. So why not ...

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One-pot Cardamom Chocolate Pudding

Thursday, August 6, 2015

You may have heard it said that Cellar Door is an example of a sublimely euphonic word-pairing. But consider the words Chocolate Pudding. Chocolate. Pudding. That's sex in your mouth right there. This is a great dessert recipe for when you're running low on exotic pantry ingredients and have good staple items on hand. It's an old ...

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Foodgrams: Blue Velvet Cheesecake Oreos

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

#playwithoreo Reconstructed blue velvet cheesecake oreos. Schmancy way of saying I scraped out the original frosting, added cream cheese to it, tinted it blue and re-sandwiched the cookies. A photo posted by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee (@saaleha_b) on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:47am PDT

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