Easy recipes from around the world

Christmas Dessert

Apple Baklava

View my step by step video – coming soon This post is sponsored by the Ontario Apple Growers – the opinions and recipe idea is entirely my own. Do you know where your apples come from? Contrary to popular belief, they don’t magically appear on grocery shelves. This year I was invited to tour with …

Appetizers Arabic Gluten Free

Falafel

I have to admit, I was never a big Falafel fan growing up in the United Arab Emirates. With the abundance of Lamb, Chicken & Beef Kebabs, the Falafel simply couldn’t compete. I have a strong feeling though that recipe will delight meat lovers and vegetarians alike. And, this recipe is also vegan and gluten …

Cakes

Sri Lankan Love Cake

I tried this cake for the first time at New Year’s Eve and was blown away. The cake is made with 100% semolina, no flour and special ingredients like cashews, pumpkin preserve, rose water, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, lime zest and vanilla. You can tell why this is really special! I learned how to make this …

Curries Indian Meat

Beef Chettinad

The name Chettinad Chicken conjures up a vision of intense flavours of spices and coconut. This recipe for this dish that hails from Tamil Nadu in India. Beef is enrobed in a wonderful combination of dried chillies and spices, curry leaves and grated coconut and is shallow fried in coconut oil. This version will yield …