Gingerbread Cookies

Easy Gingerbread Snowflakes Cookies Recipe Without Molasses

Gingerbread cookies which make terrific gifts for school parties and neighbors are a tradition at Christmas time. They look amazing when dressed up in royal icing . I like gingerbread cookies because of it’s flavor and soft and chew texture. Classic gingerbread cookies recipe requires an unusual ingredient: molasses which is not available in many places.  If…

Chai Spiced Nan Khatai- Cardamom flavored Indian Cookies

Nankhatai are a very popular biscuit in India . Known for it’s melt in the mouth texture, this cookies are the perfect example of Indian ingenuity. . Nan Khatais are cookies with the divine aroma of ghee and cardamom in it. The word Nankhatai is derived from Persian word Naan meaning bread and Khatai from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit. These cookies are a perfect accompaniment for your evening Tea. These Nan Khatais are part of my childhood when we used to wait for the street hawker selling these cookies which were part of our tiffin boxes. These cookies are…

Sfouf- Lebanese Tea Cake with Semolina & Turmeric

 Lebanese cuisine is very famous for it’s variety of sweets. These sweets are heavily laded with sugar, cheese and lots and lots of butter. One dessert stands out for it’s sweet and melt in the mouth texture is the Sfouf . This is a famous Lebanese dessert which is characterized by it’s intense yellow color due to the use of turmeric, this year’s superfood. It is one of the simplest form of cake where semolina, flour, oil, aniseed , turmeric and sugar are mixed and garnished with blanched pine nuts or almondsbefore baking in the oven.

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