The Pear and I!

If I were to ask you to describe the Pear, what springs to mind? You see, as a cook and a writer, I look at things a little bit more in depth, and I would say without any reservation that the same would be true for my fellow cooks and avid writers. So last night,…

Saffron & Rose petal pancakes with Honey glazed pan fried Figs

Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 medium sized egg 2 cups whole milk 1/3 cup white granulated sugar 1/3 cup oil 1/4 tsp ground saffron 1 tsp pistachios 1 ripe fig 3 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp crushed rose petals Method In a large bowl,Β  add the flour, baking powder, crushedΒ  dried…

Peanut butter, Banana & Honey Oat bars

What to do with 5 ripe bananas! Well that was my dilemma today. Cake did cross my mind, but it just didn’t feel like a cake day, although few and far between, there are non cake days! A really healthy, scrumptious oat bar with no sugar. Ingredients 5 ripe bananas 3 cups Museli (I used…

Sour Cherry Jam – (Morabaye Albalu)

This is an easy recipe for making sour cherry jamΒ (Morabaye Albalu) and tastes absolutely scrumptious. It’s quite nostalgic for me as I used to have this for breakfast on either lavash or sangak bread at my Grandmothers house in Iran. There was always an array of jams accompanied with butter, clotted cream, cheese and lots…

Poached Pears infused in saffron, cardomom & rose petal

  This was one of those recipies where you think let’s try something without chocolate! Yes I know it sounds blasfamous to chocolate lovers, me included but my daughter loved it and it ticked off one of her 5 fruit a day goal 😁 and was absolutely delishious. Ingredients 3 pears (peeled and washed) 2…