Humus

Often in this blog, my Lebanese heritage and influence comes through in my recipes. My Dad raised us with respect for world cuisine, with middle eastern cuisine being at the center. Tahini, main humus ingredient, was one of My Dad’s favorite! In Colombia, tahini was the only name that stuck with my generation, at least. Simple….

Chocolate Nutmeg Cookies

  It has been years since my home-made cookie dough days. Store-bought cookie dough is extremely tempting for me. No demons of laziness here. Just busy. Time has an effect on cooking and baking. Strangely, time also reappears to connect our taste buds to memories every time. Inevitably, fresh batches of home-made warm cookies kept popping out of my…

Generous Brownies!

This brownie recipe has been with me since I was 12. Nadia, my childhood friend, and her mom shared this recipe with me. As I grew older, I kept making these delicious brownies every time I had the chance. It became a favorite at home. Time has passed and my daughter will be turning 12…