Saffron Sugar Crystals with Minted Tea

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While the days are shorter and the air becomes cold and crisp, as darkness falls, we find ourselves craving warmth, something that evokes coziness. A hot cup of tea is always inviting this time of year and you can make your tea time sweeter with a special addition. This winter season I have found myself making Middle Eastern and Eastern Read More …

Extra Sweet Eid Celebrations with Mango Jalebi

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As Ramadan comes to an end and celebrations are to commence marking the end of the month long Muslim tradition of fasting, a dark shadow follows the Muslim celebration of Eid this year. Eid is equivalent to a Christmas celebration for Muslim people and festivities are grand. However, this year on the brink of Eid celebrations and during the last Read More …

Creamy Stuffed Dates

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I posted this recipe in a roundup of Date recipes for Ramadan last year, but I thought it deserved a solo repost. The richness of the cream cheese compliments sweet ripe dates perfectly.  Topped with nutty pistachios it is the perfect combination.  These Creamy Stuffed Dates are delicious to start or end your meal with. Print Yum Creamy Stuffed Dates Ingredients Read More …

Strawberry Rose Ice Cream

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As summer rolls in, the sun is gleaming, kids are out playing, and everyone wants a cooling treat. While ice cream stands as the number one summer treat without avail, strawberry ice cream is an everlasting favorite for its unpretentious flavor and refreshing melt in your mouth luxurious feel. And as Ramadan graces us with its presence at this time, Read More …