Chocolate Mousse S’mores

Chocolate Mousse S'mores

It took me a while to really appreciate S’mores. Till this day I only like eating the toasted marshmallow and I completely skip the graham cracker and chocolate. I definitely get weird looks for that move. But you can’t blame me because growing up in the Middle East we didn’t have graham crackers or Hershey’s…

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Coconut Lime Cake

coconut lime cake

The month of June has been a roller coaster of emotions, in a good way. My sisters and I decided to organize a family reunion in San Diego. The fact we were able to come through with our plan was a miracle in of itself. I mean getting everyone together for a simple lunch was…

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Brown Butter Peach Financiers

financiers

I haven’t posted a recipe in a while because the kitchen has been a little rough on me lately. I wasn’t feel very inspired which led me to make many unsuccessful desserts. Slowly, I’ve been getting out of this rut and I’m seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. I’ve been watching the…

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Homemade Raspberry Pop Tarts

Homemade Raspberry Pop Tarts

Growing up in Jordan, I did not have access to many American snacks. The first time I tried Pop Tarts was during one of our annual summer trips to California. I was at my cousin’s house for one of our epic sleepovers and she offered me a strawberry pop tart.   I took a good…

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Rustic Olive Oil Cake with Blackberries & Mascarpone Cream

rustic olive oil cake with blackberries and mascarpone cream

There are moments in life when I get so excited about something I struggle with conveying my message in words. Ladies and gentlemen this is one of those moments. Because this Olive Oil Cake with Blackberries and Mascarpone Cream is EVERYTHING. Olive oil in a cake may seem strange to some people and it’s totally…

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