Pecan-Date Molasses Bites: An Immigrant’s Story

NON-SPONSORED POST “Pecan-Date Molasses Bites” are a cross cultural sweet finger food that I developed this year as a new addition to our holidays cookies’ tray.  These spices spiked bites bring together two distinct worlds in one bite. I serve them in cocktails party, at tea time or for dessert.

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Hosting Thanksgiving: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

  Happy thanksgiving everyone!  My intention was to post this article two weeks prior to Thanksgiving.  Alas, a wild flu took over our household, messed up my schedule and blogging routine!  In any event, better late than never.  In a blink of eye, Thanksgiving would be here again around the corner   

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Aznavour Cake

There are few gifts that I still appreciate about my strict French school.  One of them is the magic pass that it handed to me early on in my childhood to savor French music.  To me, Charles Aznavour’s lyrics always stand out as a voyage into an ocean of meanings, shades and nuances.  His songs, precisely […]

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Fall Flavored Crème Brûlée & Apple Chips

Fall flavoured creme brûlée is infused with sweet fall spices; cloves, cinnamon, and allspice.  It is served along with cinnamon spiked and crunchy Granny Smith apple chips to balance the richness of the creamy interior, and renders it an ethereal dessert. Generally speaking, creme brûlée is one of my favorite french recipes that comes in […]

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Basil-Lemon Granita

  Basil-lemon granita is probably the ultimate light and easy-to-make dessert.  It makes the perfect cooler on a warm day.  It is made out of fresh lemon and lime juice mixed with basil- infused simple syrup.

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Lola’s Rice Pudding: The Bitter Sweet Memory

UNSPONSORED POST  Rice pudding is almost a universal spoon dessert.  It is either cooked on a stove top or baked,  eggless or eggy, bland or spiced.  Rice pudding remains a comfort food that evokes sweet childhood memories across the globe.  My personal predilection goes for the simpler and creamier one.  This version of rice pudding […]

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