Chocolate Cake

This is a recipe of my own, that took several years of trying various ingredients to get to where we are, and I expect there will be many improvements to be made in the coming years. For now here it is!!! Ingredients: 360 g Flour 295 g Softened-melted butter ( i like to have someContinue reading “Chocolate Cake”

Lemons and Yogurt Cake

When I first set out to make this cake it was really an attempt to make a Gin and Tonic Cake for my brother-in-law’s fiftieth birthday. Seeing that he is quite the eligible bachelor, I thought that a funky recipe would be far more appropriate than a classic one.  But you know by now thatContinue reading “Lemons and Yogurt Cake”

Kaak El Eid: A coming of Age Story

She silently nods at me with approval recognising the similarities we share whether at home or in our career choices; even if she openly objects to the many projects I get myself into and she most certainly does not fully understand why after ten years of a PhD in chemistry, I have abandoned the lab completely and moved into the kitchen instead!