Archive | May, 2012

White Rose Cake with Edible Rose Petals by

A White Rose Cake for the DailyBuzz Moms 9×9

This White Rose Cake is baked with aromatic rose water and full of very edible pesticide-free rose petals inside and out. I have often shared with you how I could live forever in a garden filled with flowers. Despite my allergies towards these often breath-taking beauties, I absolutely adore flowers. When I got married, my […]

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Avocado Cream Cheese Bagels by

Avocado Field Trip: Avocado Cream Cheese Bagels

A visit to an avocado packing plant, avocado grove and historical Fallbrook, CA. Plus, for breakfast or brunch: Avocado Cream Cheese Bagels. The following is a typical scenario at our house, and did actually occur just last week: Thursday night, hubby asks me after dinner: “What are you making for breakfast when my buddy M […]

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Saffron and Raisin Pound Cake by

Saffron and Raisin Pound Cake

Fresh ground saffron is not just for paella! It makes this buttery saffron and raisin pound cake aromatic, exotic and delectable! As I have mentioned time and time again on my blog, I do not consider myself a baker. I do not have the training or second sense when it comes to baking. Nor, do […]

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Persian Green Almond Stew (Khorest-eh Chagaleh Badam) by

Green Almond Stew (Khorest-eh Chagaleh Badam)

Persian Green Almond Stew (Khorest-eh Chagaleh Badam), made with parsley, mint, beef, dried lemons and green almonds. It is mid-spring and we are in the peak of green almond season. This is the unriped almond and the whole pod is edible. Never tried a green almond, let alone heard of one? Well you are missing […]

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