Left over Banana Muffins… A healthy treat.

Bananas are an all time favourite fruit in my household, but the hot and humid climate of the country is not very kind to them. They tend to get over ripe in a very short span of time if not eaten within a few days, as often is the case. As was the case again…

The Woman’s Institute Farmhouse Loaf, a basic white bread loaf.

There is nothing that I enjoy more then the smell of freshly baked goodies, especially bread! The next best thing is to break off a piece of freshly baked bread….add lashings of butter and some jam, its pretty close to heavenly as heavenly gets! In quest to replicate this feeling in my own home, I…

Take a Coffee Break today…

Daily life has become a bit of race against time for most of us, be it work, family life or social commitments. We are constantly bombarded with demands on our time from all angles that we forget to slow down and appreciate the simpler pleasures that surround us. A cool breeze on a hot summers…

Fluffy, Yummy American Pancakes

Pancakes are a sure breakfast hit in my household, especially with my daughter.  And up till a couple of months ago I thought I had the perfect recipe, for the perfect American Pancakes. Up till the point that I made some for my nieces, and this was when  my lovely niece introduced me to this…

Homemade pizza sauce

When I make pizzas, I love to use homemade sauce. I like to make it myself beacause I  can experiment and make it your own way. This is how I like to make it. Fresh chopped tomatoes.Tinned will do as well. Oregano Thyme Salt Pepper Dried basil.. Normal will do too. Mint 1 tsp of…

Chewy cookies. 

If you are looking for tasty and mouth watering cookies, then this is the best recipe. Good food has strikes again with the most reliable recipe. These cookies taste like heaven. If these steps are completed right, then these cookies will taste divine. Check out our instgram account. Trysweetsomethings. What you will need: 250g plain…

Classic Victoria Sandwich Cake.

A few weeks ago my Daughter had International Day at school, where the parents were encouraged to bring in a dish native to them, for a class of four year olds, as you can imagine it was a tough audience to cater to. But my biggest dilemma was choosing a dish! As a family of…

One egg cupcakes.

We all have days when we really fancy a quick treat, but don’t want to have loads of it left over. Mine is cupcakes, as much as I enjoy baking and having them with my coffee, I don’t always want to have loads left over. On a bright and sunny Doha afternoon, my daughter and…

Buttercream Icing.

As far cake decorating is concerned, buttercream icing is the holy grail. It’s extremly versatile, It can be used for sandwiching cakes, cram-coating  a cake before the fondant goes on. And it can be used for decorating cupcakes and cakes with all the different icing nozzles and pipping bags. Not only is it really easy to…

Just a labour of love……Homemade Birthday Cakes.

One of my fondest memories of growing up is that of my birthdays,reason being my mom’s home made cake. Every year without fail. The typical birthday cake would be a fresh cream and fruit cake sponge. But I detested this cake!! Therefore for my birthday mom would make a plain chocolate cake. There would be…

A Easy Scrummy Carrot Cake

BBC GoodFood has got to be one of my favourite website’s when I am looking for a new recipe to try out and experiment with something new. This is a  fantastic website that has a recipe for every imaginable ingredient under the sun. As much as I like pretty frosted cakes, both to look at…