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April 2021

Atayef (or qatayef) is a Middle Eastern dessert that resembles mini pancakes (only without eggs), and we only serve them during the Holy month of Ramadan. Atayef are shared among all Arab countries, and we make them with some differences. You can stuff them with nuts or fresh cream and drench them in Arabic sweet syrup. That is slightly different than simple syrup as it has a thicker consistency, and in some countries, they add orange blossom or rose water to the syrup. Something that

The holy month of Ramadan is here and so I'd like to shed light on a Muslim tradition, serving dates on our iftar table, and breaking our fast with them. It's an Islamic tradition taken from The Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) to break our fast with dates, and that is because of their high nutritional value. Dates are rich in various sugars, fiber, potassium, and vitamins. The combination of sucrose, glucose, and fructose help with increasing blood sugar levels and stabilizing them. That is great if

Let me start by saying that buttercream and frosting are the same things, and we usually use one word or the other interchangeably and sometimes together. There are many types of frostings to cover cakes, such as buttercream, ganache, icing, whipped cream, etc., but buttercream frosting is one of the most popular types. It's usually made from butter, sugar, flavoring, and sometimes eggs or flour. You have endless possibilities for flavoring and coloring frostings to create beautiful and delicious cakes and cupcakes. Let's break

Baking can be beautiful, and I believe homemade cakes are always better than store-bought ones. However, baking is also a science or a series of chemical reactions between ingredients that need to be just right to give you great results. But sometimes mistakes can happen, whether while adding ingredients or while baking. So here is a list of the most common baking problems and how to avoid them: 1. The cake is dry. That means you baked the cake for too long, so make sure that