Thursday, November 28, 2019

1326. Simple Marble Cake

This is a nostalgic cake which most of our mothers made in our childhood. My mom would make marble cake in those big, rectangular, deep tefal baking pans that would be enough to feed an army, and indeed we ate it up like an army would, too.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

1325. Green Bean Rice

Seasonal local produce at a reasonable price is something I cannot pass up in the grocery store. The other day I got I whole giant bunch of green beans I had to quickly make plans for, and this rice dish was one of the outcomes.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

1324. Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Finding a recipe for buttercream frosting which you can depend on every time may be quite the challenge. This Vanilla Buttercream Frosting is versatile in terms that you can let it remain vanilla, or flavor with other essences (almond) or citrus zest (lemon, orange).

Thursday, November 21, 2019

1323. Tashreeb-Flavored Roast Chicken

Anyone who has tried Iraqi chicken tashreeb has loved it. While I count myself as one of them, I do have a great dislike for the searing process... the odors from the combination of cooking onions and chicken grease make it a seldom affair reserved for special guests or intense cravings, unfortunately.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

1322. Nutella Cookie Cups

Ten minutes plus cooling time is all that separates intention from realization in this case. A soft chocolate chunk cookie base encompasses a generous dollop of nutella in the form of a cookie-cupcake.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

1321. Mongolian Beef

Just two posts ago we were talking about fried Asian food smothered in delectable sauces. Little did MCW readers expect another favorite Asian dish in so short a duration. This time, we're going darker with Mongolian beef.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

1320. Banana Nutella Crepes

Not only does this classic banana nutella crepe combine unbeatable flavor combinations, but the entire crepe batter is made in a blender. Literally, put all ingredients in the machine and bliltz.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

1319. Dynamite Shrimp

I don't know about you, but dynamite shrimp, california rolls, and mongolian beef are permanent orders whenever to eat Asian out. With all that stir-frying, we tend to prefer ordering to cooking. However, once you discover just how simple recreating some of this dishes at home, you just might change your mind.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

1318. Mont Blanc Roulade

Mont Blanc is a dessert named after the famous summit on the alp mountains in the Swiss-French-Italian region of Europe. It is mainly three ingredients: meringue, chestnut paste, and whipped cream. Multiple interpretations of the dessert exist, in the forms of ice cream, trifles, etc. This version presents the Mont Blanc as a meringue swiss roll cake, while remaining true to the core ingredients.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

1317. Cheese Fries

Admittedly not the healthiest thing out there, these home made cheese fries still beat any cinematic cheese nachos out there in terms of chemicals and preservatives. All you need are two clean ingredients: cheddar cheese and cream.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

1316. Fries Spice

Not a conventional recipe, nor an expected one, this is a spice blend to sprinkle over just-fried potato fries. It might seem a bit strange at first bite, but will quickly develop into an addictive addition to your fries.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

1315. Karak Cake (Express)

Karak is a popular tea in the Arabian Gulf. Basically, it is tea with milk, and hints of a few spices such as saffron, cardamom, and ginger. This is a cake based off that drink's flavor profile, but it is also an express karak cake.