WARM WINTER FRUIT PIE

WARM WINTER FRUIT PIE

A winter pie calls for something dark, heavy in flavor and of course a little boozie; apples, nuts, dried fruit and rum encased in a nut and butter rich crust.  Winter Warm Fruit Pie Winter Fruits All summer long we indulge in strawberries, peaches, melons and a...
Homemade Granola & Dried Fruit Recipe

Homemade Granola & Dried Fruit Recipe

Homemade granola of oats, bran, nuts, dried fruit and maple syrup is packed with nutrition and no added sugar.  Homemade Granola with Yogurt Granola Breakfast Or Brunch Made Easy Weekday mornings can be so hectic that everyone leaves the home nutritionally...
Orange Blossom Oat Flour Cookies

Orange Blossom Oat Flour Cookies

Gluten-free oat flour and pecan flour along with a splash of orange blossom water makes for a delicate, dare I say ‘healthy’ cookie treat! Gluten-free Oat Flour Cookies Cookies Cookies! Summer or Winter they are always a welcome dessert or afternoon treat with tea,...
Middle Eastern Stuffed Dates

Middle Eastern Stuffed Dates

Middle Eastern tea time wouldn’t be complete without these goat cheese and nut stuffed, and of course… tea.   Middle Eastern Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea Every culture has its own idea about what they want to nibble on for afternoon tea. The British use afternoon tea,...
Baklava – Baklawa Middle Eastern Pastry

Baklava – Baklawa Middle Eastern Pastry

Baklava, also known as Baklawa, is a sweet Middle Eastern pastry made with layers of paper thin phyllo dough filled with crushed nuts and spices, and sweetened with honey.  Baklawa What Is Baklava or Baklawa? The sweetest word I’ve ever heard? Baklava! I grew up...