Desserts

Gooiest Rice Krispie Treats In the World

Gooiest Rice Krispie Treats In the World

It’s a high pollution day here in Shanghai. On days like this I find it best to lock the doors, turn on the air filters, look up recipes and get cooking. First thing on the burner… Rice Krispie Treats (and the last thing for the day since my oven door EXPLODED […]

Sugar and Spice Jackfruit Fritters

Sugar and Spice Jackfruit Fritters

I went to Metro over the weekend to stock up on Halloween Party food and drinks. As I steered my overflowing cart past the fruit and vegetable aisle I noticed two ladies peeling and sorting through a very strange looking fruit. How do I know it’s a fruit? It had […]

10-Minute Homemade Ice Cream

10-Minute Homemade Ice Cream

In our house we love ice cream. Not even the faint threat of fall can slow our love for a bowl of delicious creamy goodness! It’s becoming easier and easier to find good ice cream in Shanghai which is definitely a plus. In my opinion Mark and Spencer has the […]

Homemade Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies

Homemade Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies

Well the problem when you’re an expat is you leave home after a summer of deliciousness only to come back to China with the realization that your favorite goodies are over 3000 miles away. What’s a desperate Nomad to do?

Recipe Nomad DIY: Mango Fruit Roll Up

Recipe Nomad DIY: Mango Fruit Roll Up

I bet that your grocery list in the US always had Fruit Roll Ups on it. It is the perfect way to get your picky eater to get a healthy serving of fruit in their diet. They come in so many flavors and colors. I remember twisting them on my […]

Baklava, Ka’ak, Ma’moul, Harissa, OH MY!

Baklava, Ka’ak, Ma’moul, Harissa, OH MY!

It’s that time of year again. The Muslim holiday, Eid was yesterday and keeping my mother’s tradition going I spent the days before creating a feast of different Arabic desserts. By no means was this an easy task given that I worked everyday this week, but I did it! I […]