Breads, Dough and Muffins

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

Cranberry Applesauce Muffins are great for a brunch or an easy on the go breakfast! The best part of these muffins is they’ll make your house smell absolutely delicious! I am feverishly emptying out my refrigerator for my 7 week trip to the USA. I have jars of  jam, applesauce, pickles, Artichoke […]

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella 

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella 

One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese with Fresh Mozzarella cooks in 30 minutes, requires one pot and no draining and is absolutely delicious! We might be a Lebanese family but we are a pasta loving family! Fettuccine, lasagne, spaghetti… if it has noodles my family is going to love it. Spaghetti is […]

Best Ever Banana Bread with Orange Blossom

Best Ever Banana Bread with Orange Blossom

Bite into by far the Best Ever Banana Bread you’ll ever make! This Best Ever Banana Bread with Orange Blossom is exactly what a good banana bread should taste like. It has a crunchy top with a moist and flavorful center. Bite into by far the best Banana Bread you’ll ever make! Now I […]

Almond Cherry Muffins

Almond Cherry Muffins

      Since Mr. Nomad is away on business I have plenty of time on the weekends to experiment with different recipes. I could seriously spend an entire Sunday in the kitchen baking up dish after dish! And being a good neighbor I love to share these goodies so feel […]

My First Shanghai Family Magazine Article: Oatmeal Cups

My First Shanghai Family Magazine Article: Oatmeal Cups

A few months ago I was contacted on Facebook by Darcie Hunter, a food writer for Shanghai Family Magazine. She told me that there was an opportunity for me with the magazine, could we meet up? A few days later we grabbed dinner at Commune Social (no surprise lol!) and […]

Apple Carrot Crunch Muffins

Apple Carrot Crunch Muffins

I was recently asked what is the best flour to buy in China. When I first moved here I would buy 5 lb Gold Medal Flour for a whopping 58RMB (nearly $10!). That’s expensive when you bake as much as I do, but I bit the bullet and paid this extortion […]

Homemade Bread Bowls

Homemade Bread Bowls

Nothing says fall more than a hearty bowl of soup. The kind of soup that is a meal on it’s own, only needing soft fresh bread to sop op the flavorful broth. After a long weekend and the final arrival of fall, I was feeling really motivated to make a […]