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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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies from Scotland

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies is my choice for O and the history of these cookies dates back to Scotland, where it was fist made. Though I am not a big fan of Oats and have tried my share of oats for breakfast, I always stock it and especially when Athamma is with us, I make sure […]

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Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies from Italy

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies from Italy is my chosen dish for N. My initial choice was Neujahrspretzel which is a baked huge pretzel. I didn’t want to be so predictable by picking something with Nutella, however, after so many bakes both as cakes and bread, I realized that my boys were not touching it even […]

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Lekach | Honig Lekach from Germany

Lekach or Honig Lekach is a German spongy cake made with honey, apple along with many other spice powders. This sponge cake or tea cake has an interesting story behind it, which also sort of becomes appropriate for today. This cake is made for Jewish New Year or natively referred as Rosh Hashanah. I came […]

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Ischler Cookies are from Austria

Ischler Cookies are from Austria that originally consisted of two Linzer cookies stuffed with an apricot glaze and chocolate ganache. The Hungarian version has the same but fully covered with melted chocolate. Since these cookies have chocolate ganache and covered with it, they have a sourish jam added. These are also referred as The Emperor […]

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Hot Cross Buns from England

Hot Cross Buns are spiced sweet buns from England and marked with a cross on the top. These are traditionally eaten on Good Friday. I have been having these listed on my todo list for a long time and felt so happy finally striking off my list. I made these last week on Sunday and […]

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Cheese Crackers with Parmesan from Italy

Cheese Crackers with Parmesan from Italy is my next on the Bakes from the world. I love crackers and if it comes loaded with cheese, they top the list. This dish was the first one to get done. In fact, this was for another theme, I had to skip that theme and it was lying […]

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Chocolate Easter Eggs | Dark Chocolate Stuffed Fudge

Chocolate Easter Eggs are milk chocolate fudge stuffed within a chocolate ganache outer layer. I was literally clueless on what to stuff, though the idea to make eggs was there. I then realized that when I slice through, the egg white should be seen. So decided to use the milk chocolate I have and the […]

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Mini Chocolate Nankhatai Recipe

Mini Chocolate Nankhatais are kids favorite ones and they usually disappear very quickly. When I was baking the regular Nankhatais, because I told my boys that they ought to try out new dishes, at least in baked snacks, they decided they can. They loved the Nankhatais and wanted to snack on them. I decided I […]

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