Zingy Parcels of Domino’s from India

Domino’s Zingy Parcels is a stuffed roll with cheese and paneer seasoned with Italian seasoning. It is spicy, tangy and sinful to indulge in. Kids will simply devour this in no time. This was one of the main attraction from the Domino’s Menu and when I made it last month, my kids loved it to […]

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Xiaodianxin from China | Chinese Almond Cookies

Xiaodianxin means cookies in Chinese and for their Lunar New Year, they make these almond cookies to bring good luck. I seem to have baked quite a few new year related bakes, hoping to bring in loads of luck. These Almond cookies can be prepared with either Almond meal or Almond flour. Almond flour is […]

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Weihnachtsstollen from Germany | Dresden Christmas Loaf

Stollen is a traditional German fruit bread, usually eaten during the Christmas season, when it is called as Weihnachtsstollen (after “Weihnachten”, the German word for Christmas) or Christstollen (after Christ)- Wiki. When I picked up this dish, it didn’t strike me the incident I had with this Stollen many years ago! The main identifying factor […]

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Vasilopita ~ Greek New Year’s Cake

Vasilopita is a special Greek dish baked for New Year’s Day either as a bread or a cake. This has silver or gold coins dropped in the batter and baked. The tradition holds that whoever gets it, is supposed to get good luck in the new year. There were many different recipes for this as […]

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Umm Ali | Bahraini Bread Pudding

Umm Ali also called Om Ali is a popular dessert from the Middle East. This is baked puff pastry with condensed milk, cream and nuts. This is also the national dish of Egypt. I came about this recipe from this site, however, I also found this in various other middle east blogs, which has such […]

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Tahini and Almond Cookies from Israeli

Tahini and Almond Cookies are from Israeli and the source I referred talks about store bought Tahini paste vs homemade. I guess as an Indian, with an exposure to both Andhra and Tamil cuisines, Sesame seeds is a staple and using it in various dishes is as common as many dishes. Maybe that is one […]

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Sekerpare | Eggless Turkish Soft Cookies in Sugar Syrup

Eggless Sekerpare from Turkey is my choice for S. These soft cookies are soaked Sugar Syrup. I was planning to make these on Friday, time simply passed and I finally ended up baking it only today. I adapted these from Sandhya’s, however mine were not completely dry though, even after drying it for a while. […]

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Russian Rose Bread | Cinnamon Wreath from Russia

Russian Rose Bread ended up being my bread for R when I had originally baked it for K as in Kringle. It was only when I was working on the pictures and trying to write the intro, I realized that the Kringle is more famously referred as Estonian Kringle. So I decided I could keep […]

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Qurabiya from Iran

Qurabiya or Ghorabiye is an Iranian shortbread type of biscuits made with ground almond. These cookies are supposed to have originated from Persia and made with almond flour, sugar, egg white, fat and nuts. The recipe is very simple and straight forward, though I came across a couple of different versions, claiming to be the […]

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Peanut Cookies | Hua Sheng Bing from China

These Peanut Cookies are from China and are called as Hua Sheng Bing. I know these would have made a great choice for H, however, I was happy I made those hot cross buns. For P I had the Pulla sweet bread bookmarked. However, as I had said, this week is sort of hectic and […]

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