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Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting 

Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting 

 This recipe for Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam Frosting was a hit in my house! A jar of Kaya 浓意 Coconut Jam’s Kaya Coconut Caramel Jam makes a basic cream cheese frosting recipe extra scrumptious! Enjoy it spread over vanilla or chocolate cake. The best part of living overseas are the cross-cultural experiences. […]

Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Almond Ginger Dressing

Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Almond Ginger Dressing

Chicken Cabbage Salad with Almond Ginger Dressing is a delicious lunch idea and can be ready to enjoy in less than 15 minutes! You’ve got to love a salad that’s ready to go in less than 15 minutes. Why does this salad only take 15 minutes?? Because it’s easy! And […]

Asparagus Corn and Orzo Salad

Asparagus Corn and Orzo Salad

 Asparagus Corn and Orzo Salad is the perfect springtime salad. The fresh flavors of the vegetables taste absolutely refreshing with the fresh Orange Herb Vinaigrette. I’ve been making this recipe for Asparagus Corn and Orzo Salad since living in London. I love how refreshing it is and how easy it is […]

Maghmour (Lebanese Eggplant- Vegan)

Maghmour (Lebanese Eggplant- Vegan)

Maghmour is a delicious Lebanese Eggplant vegan dish   made with eggplants, tomatoes, onions and chickpeas. I love eggplants! How can you not? They are full of flavor, and taste delicious sautéed in a simple marinade or in a stew or as a dip Baba Ghanoush. One of my favorite ways […]

Roasted Garlic Soup with Fried Garlic Chips

Roasted Garlic Soup with Fried Garlic Chips

**Recipe Update! Revised recipe and new photos! Still love this Roasted Garlic Soup!!** Even with four heads of garlic, you’ll be surprised by the mild flavor of this delicious Roasted Garlic Soup with Fried Garlic Chips     It’s another freezing day here. I was called to substitute teach at […]

10 Minute Rosemary Parmesan Crisps

10 Minute Rosemary Parmesan Crisps

 10 Minute Rosemary Parmesan Crisps are so easy to make! Add them to soup, salads or enjoy them straight off the baking sheet! There are a million reasons to make these 10 Minute Rosemary Parmesan Crisps! First and foremost they’re seriously not as complicated to make as you think! They […]

Lebanese Okra Stew

Lebanese Okra Stew

If you love okra, you’ll love this stew! Lebanese Okra Stew with Beef (also known as Bamya) is a thick stew of okra, tomatoes, onion, garlic and beef, is traditionally served throughout Lebanon Mr. Nomad vehemently dislikes Lebanese Okra Stew. He never gave me a reason and in all of our years of […]

Arabic Coffee Brownies with Cardamom Chocolate Frosting 

Arabic Coffee Brownies with Cardamom Chocolate Frosting 

These Arabic Coffee Brownies with Cardamom Chocolate Frosting taste just as good as a cup of Arabic coffee! The center is perfectly gooey and the cardamom frosting is as heavenly as it gets! It’s that time again. After a number of fruity and lemony desserts, Mr. Nomad gets something chocolate-y. […]

Baked Brie with Apricot Jam and Pistachios 

Baked Brie with Apricot Jam and Pistachios 

Gooey Baked Brie with Apricot Jam and Pistachios is so beautiful and delicious it’s the perfect appetizer to satisfy a hungry crowd!   My sister in law went to a baby shower recently and raved about a Brie in Puff Pastry with Apricot Jam that she claimed was to die […]

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

You don’t need meat or sour cream for this delicious Vegan Pumpkin Chili! It’s guaranteed to be a vegan lovers favorite- even if you’re not vegan! When I think of chili I think back to my college days of eating Wendy’s Chili with french fries and a Frosty. Those were […]

5 Minute Salmon Dip

5 Minute Salmon Dip

Never walk into any party empty handed! 5 Minute Salmon Dip is a great and easy recipe for those last minute gatherings! With lots of salmon and capers and just a pinch of smoked paprika it is absolutely scrumptious! It seems like there’s a movie day, book club meeting, or some […]

Gluten Free Cranberry Crinkle Cookies

Gluten Free Cranberry Crinkle Cookies

Bright red, chewy and bursting with scrumptious cranberry flavor these Gluten Free Cranberry Crinkle Cookies are so good you can’t eat only 1! When Epermarket invited me to participate in their Christmas Cookie celebration I hopped on their website and began my quest to create a cookie which really highlight […]